Privacy Act Guide
The purpose of this overview is to answer some frequently asked questions about the Privacy Act. For further information on how the Privacy Act is implemented at the National Endowment for the Arts, please see 45 C.F.R. § 1159.
- What is the Privacy Act?
- What information is available under the Privacy Act?
- How do I make a Privacy Act request?
- Are fees charged for making requests under the Privacy Act?
- How can I pursue amending or correcting an NEA record?
- How can I appeal a refusal to amend or correct an NEA record?
- find out whether an NEA system of records contains a record that pertains to you;
- gain access to the applicable record; and
- request that a correction or amendment be made to the record.
- the particular record that you are seeking to amend or correct;
- the Endowment system from which the record was retrieved;
- the precise correction or amendment you desire, preferably in the form of an edited copy of the record reflecting the desired modification; and
- your reasons for requesting amendment or correction of the record.