[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 20, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37061-37062]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-13969]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0014]


DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Privacy Office, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will 
meet on July 17, 2012, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to 
the public.

DATES: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet 
on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the 
meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Access Board, 1331 F 
Street NW., Suite 800, (across from the National Press Building) 
Washington, DC 20004-1111.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and 
Integrity Advisory Committee, as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the 
issues to be considered by the Committee as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section below. A public comment period will be held during 
the meeting from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and speakers are requested to 
limit their comments to 3 minutes. If you would like to address the 
Committee at the meeting, we request that you register in advance by 
contacting Shannon Ballard at the address provided below or sign up at 
the registration desk on the day of the meeting. The names and 
affiliations, if any, of individuals who address the Committee are 
included in the public record of the meeting. Please note that the 
public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the 
last call for comments. Written comments should be sent to Shannon 
Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity 
Advisory Committee, by July 6, 2012. Persons who wish to submit 
comments and who are not able to attend or speak at the meeting may 
submit comments at any time. All submissions must include the Docket 
Number (DHS-2012-0014) and may be submitted by any one of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal:
    http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting 
comments.
     E-mail: PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov. Include the Docket 
Number (DHS-2012-0014) in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (703) 235-0442.
     Mail: Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, Data 
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, DC 20528.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the words ``Department 
of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee'' 
and the Docket Number (DHS-2012-0014). Comments received will be posted 
without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided.
    If you wish to attend the meeting, please plan to arrive at the 
U.S. Access Board by 12:45 p.m., to allow extra time to be processed 
through security, and bring a photo I.D. The DHS Privacy Office 
encourages you to register for the meeting in advance by contacting 
Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and 
Integrity Advisory Committee, at PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov. Advance 
registration is voluntary. The Privacy Act Statement below explains how 
DHS uses the registration information you may provide and how you may 
access or correct information retained by DHS, if any.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory 
Committee, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal 
Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department 
of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, 
DC 20528, by telephone (703) 235-0780, by fax (703) 235-0442, or by 
email to PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The DHS Data 
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee provides advice at the request 
of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the DHS Chief Privacy Officer 
on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological 
issues within the DHS that relate to personally identifiable 
information, as well as data integrity and other privacy-related 
matters. The committee was established by the Secretary of Homeland 
Security under the authority of 6 U.S.C. 451.

Agenda

    During the meeting, the Chief Privacy Officer will provide the 
Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office.
    In support of the Committee's ongoing advice to the Department on 
implementing privacy protections in DHS operations, the Committee will 
hear and discuss a presentation on the DHS Office of Operations' use of 
social media for situational awareness. The Committee will also hear 
and discuss a presentation on privacy considerations surrounding the 
United States Coast Guard (USCG) pilot program to use biometrics in 
their illegal immigration interdiction process at sea.
    During the meeting, the Committee plans to discuss and may vote on 
a draft report to the Department providing guidance on privacy 
protections for cybersecurity pilot programs. The draft report will be 
posted on the Committee's Web site (www.dhs.gov/privacy) on or before 
July 13, 2012. If you wish to submit comments on the draft report, you 
may do so in advance of the meeting by forwarding them to

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the Committee at the locations listed under ADDRESSES. The agenda will 
be posted on or before July 13, 2012, on the Committee's Web site at 
www.dhs.gov/privacy. Please note that the meeting may end early if all 
business is completed.

Privacy Act Statement: DHS's Use of Your Information

    Authority: DHS requests that you voluntarily submit this 
information under its following authorities: the Federal Records 
Act, 44 U.S.C. 3101; the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and the Privacy Act 
of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a.
    Principal Purposes: When you register to attend a DHS Data Privacy 
and Integrity Advisory Committee meeting, DHS collects your name, 
contact information, and the organization you represent, if any. We use 
this information to contact you for purposes related to the meeting, 
such as to confirm your registration, to advise you of any changes in 
the meeting, or to assure that we have sufficient materials to 
distribute to all attendees. We may also use the information you 
provide for public record purposes such as posting publicly available 
transcripts and meeting minutes.
    Routine Uses and Sharing: In general, DHS will not use the 
information you provide for any purpose other than the Principal 
Purposes, and will not share this information within or outside the 
agency. In certain circumstances, DHS may share this information on a 
case-by-case basis as required by law or as necessary for a specific 
purpose, as described in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing and Other Lists System 
of Records Notice (November 25, 2008, 73 FR 71659).
    Effects of Not Providing Information: You may choose not to provide 
the requested information or to provide only some of the information 
DHS requests. If you choose not to provide some or all of the requested 
information, DHS may not be able to contact you for purposes related to 
the meeting.
    Accessing and Correcting Information: If you are unable to access 
or correct this information by using the method that you originally 
used to submit it, you may direct your request in writing to the DHS 
Deputy Chief FOIA Officer at foia@hq.dhs.gov. Additional instructions 
are available at http://www.dhs.gov/foia and in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing 
and Other Lists System of Records referenced above.

    Dated: June 4, 2012.
Mary Ellen Callahan,
Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
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