Privacy Act Exemptions

The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a) provides that agencies will provide access to records on individuals within its possession unless one of ten exemptions applies.  The exact language of the exemptions can be found in the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a). See

Our regulations at 20 CFR Part 401.85 – Exempt systems provides a complete listing of all our exempt Privacy Act systems of records.  The listing below provides citations and links to the final rules published in the Federal Register that promulgates each Privacy Act exemption claimed for our systems of records.