Privacy Act System of Record Notices (SORNs)

Any system of records as defined in section (a)(5) of the Privacy Act (“ . . .a group of any records under the control of any agency from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual”) and noted in a System of Records Notice (SORN) in the FEDERAL REGISTER either by the Department of Commerce or by another Federal agency. Each PIA must be covered by at least one SORN.

Please go here for a listing of current NOAA SORNs and a link to DOC SORNs.

Exemptions to the Privacy Act: All Exemptions to the Privacy Act have been included within the Federal Register Notice for the applicable SORN, listed here:

PRIVACY ACT REQUESTS (for individuals who wish to request access to, or amendment of, their records) These requests need to be submitted pursuant to 15 CFR 4.24. Here is the template language, also provided through FOIAOnline, for those making such requests.


Related Requirement which MAY apply:

The collection of information also may require approval by OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act. For more information on Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requirements, please go to the Paperwork Reduction Act Home Page or contact Mark Graff (who is also the NOAA PRA Clearance Officer).


Approved NOAA PIAs:

NOAA Cyber Security Center (NOAA0100) - approved 11/9/2017

NOAA Web Operations Center (NOAA0201) - approved 1/11/2018

NOAA R&D HPCS (NOAA0500) - approved 2/27/2018

NOAA Environmental Security Computing Center (NOAA0520) - approved 1/17/218

NOAA Information Technology Center (NOAA1101), approved 7/6/2018

NOAA Corporate Services Local Area Network (LAN) (NOAA1200) - approved 3/21/2018

NOAA Everbridge Mass Notification System (ENS) (NOAA0900) - approved 2/28/2018

NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations Ship Fleet Support System - approved 10/21/2016

NOAA NMFS Headquarters Wide Area Network and Enterprise Services (NOAA4000) - approved 9/13/2018

NOAA NMFS Permits and Landing System (NOAA4011) - approved 2/28/2018

NOAA NMFS Greater Atlantic Region Office Network (NOAA4100) - approved 9//20/2018

NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NOAA4200) - approved 5/12/2018

NOAA NMFS Southeast Region Local Area Network (NOAA4300) - approved 10/16/2018

NOAA NMFS Southest FIsheries Science Center (NOAA4400) - approved 8/3/2018

NOAA NMFS West Coast Region Local Area Network (NOAA4500) - approved 9/28/2018

NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NOAA4600) - approved 4/20/2018

NOAA NMFS Alaska Region Local Area Network (NOAA4700) - approved 12/7/2018

NOAA NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center Network (NOAA4800) - approved 5/4/2018

NOAA NMFS Pacific Islands Region Local Area Network (NOAA4920) - approved 12/14/2017

NOAA NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center (NOAA4930) - approved 11/16/2017

NOAA NMFS Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Network (NOAA4960) - approved 8/24/2017

NOAA NMFS Science and Technology Division (NOAA4020) - approved 12/7/2017

NOAA Data Collection System (DCS) (NOAA5004) - approved12/14/2018

NESDIS Headquarters Information System (NOAA5006) - approved 5/19/18

NESDIS Fairbanks Command and Data Acquisition Station Administrative Local Area Network (LAN) (NOAA5008) - approved 8/31/2017

NOAA National Climatic Data Center Local Area Network (LAN) (NOAA5009) approved 7/14//2018

NESDIS National Oceanographic Data Center (NOAA5010)- approved 7//6/2018

NOAA Data Archive Management and User System (NOAA5011) - approved 12/14/2017

NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) LAN (NOAA5018) - approved 11/17/2017

NOAA Satellite Operations Facilities Administrative LAN (NOAA5044) - approved 11/2/2018

NESDIS Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC) (NOAA5045) - approved 6//8/2017

NOAA Search and Rescue-Aided Satellite Tracking (SARSAT) 406 MHz Beacon Registration Database (NOAA5023)- approved 2/8/2018

NOAA Wallops Command and Data Acquisition Station Administrative LAN (NOAA5032) - approved 7/20/2018

NOAA Comprehensive Large-Array Stewardship System (CLASS) (NOAA5040)- approved 7/20/2018

National Ocean Service Enterprise Information System (NOAA6001) - approved 3/7/2018

National Ocean Service - National Center for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Research Support System (NOAA6301) - approved 2/12/2018

National Ocean Service - Coastal Services Center (NOAA6101) approved 2/23/2018

National Ocean Service - Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services PORTS and NWLON System (NOAA6205) approved 2/12/2018

National Ocean Service - Nautical Charting System (NOAA6501) - approved 2/22/2018

National Ocean Service - Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (NOAA6602) - approved 3/15/2018

National Ocean Service - Office of Response and Restoration LAN (NOAA6701) - approved 11/20/2017

National Ocean Service - National Geodetic Survey General Support System (NOAA6401- approved 3/7/2018

National Ocean Service - Office of Reponse and Restoration Products System (NOAA6702 - approved 3/29/2018

National Weather Service - Aviation Weather Center (NOAA8861) - approved 7/27/2018

National Weather Service - Configuration Branch Information Technology System (NOAA8100) - approved 9/27/2018

National Weather Service - NOAA Water Center (NOAA8202) - approved 7/6/2018

National Weather Service - Performance Management System (NOAA8203) - approved 8/6/2018

National Weather Service - Weather and Climate Infrastructure Services (WCCIS) (NOAA8860)- approved 6/9/2014

National Weather Service - National Tsunami Warning Center (NOAA8865) approved 9/28/2018

NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NOAA8873) - approved 12/14/2017

National Weather Service - Alaska Region General Support Syistem (NOAA8880) - approved11/16/2017

National Weather Service - Central Region WAN/LAN (NOAA8881)- approved 6/27/2018

National Weather Service - Eastern Region LAN/WAN (NOAA8882) - approved 8/31/2017

National Weather Service - Pacific Region (NOAA8883) - approved 3/12/2018

National Weather Service - Southern Region General Support System (NOAA8884) - approved 4/28/2018

National Weather Service - Western Region Workforce Database (NOAA8885) - approved 2/28/2018

National Weather Service - Radar Operations Center LAN (NOAA8877) - approved 1/18/2018

National Weather Service - Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA8864)- approved 11/17/2017