PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
In accordance with DoDI 5505.17, PII collected, used, maintained or disseminated in the execution of 209 access control shall be appropriately maintained and safeguarded to prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or 210 loss. Any misuse or unauthorized disclosure of PII may result incivil and criminal penalties. The DON recognizes 211 the privacy of an individual is a personal and fundamental right that shall be respected and protected. The DON's 212 need to collect, use, maintain, or disseminate PII for the purpose of discharging its statutory responsibilities shall be 213 balanced against invasion of privacy. All collection, use, maintenance, or dissemination of PII shall be conducted in 214 accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 as amended and implemented per DoDI 5505.17, 5 United States Code 215 (U.S.C.) 552a, DoDI 5400.11, DoDD 5200.27, and SECNAVINST 5211.5. Commanders shall ensure all local 216 command policies address PII protection in accordance with this policy and DoDI 5505.17, 5 U.S.C. 552a,DoDI 217 5400.11, DoDD 5200.27, and SECNAVINST 5211.