National Security Agency/Central Security Service

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SYSTEM NAME:

NSA/CSS Pre-Publication Review Records  (September 15, 2010,  75 FR 56079)

SYSTEM LOCATION:

National Security Agency/Central Security Service, 9800 Savage Road, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6000.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Current and former NSA/CSS employee, advisor, military assignee, or Agency contractor; other authors obligated to submit writings or oral presentations for pre-publication review; and individuals involved in pre-publication review.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Individuals full name, home telephone number, address, employment history, and level of education (type of degree), case number, manuscripts and other writings submitted for pre-publication review, correspondence on pre-publication requests and appeals, and resumes.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

National Security Agency Act of 1959, Public Law 86-36 (50 U.S.C. 402 note, National Security Council); 50 U.S.C. 403-1, Responsibilities and Authority of the Director National Intelligence; DoD Directive 5230.09, Clearance of DoD Information for Public Release; E.O. 12333, as amended, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 13526, Classified National Security Information; and NSA/CSS Policy 1-30, Review of NSA/CSS Information for Public Dissemination.

PURPOSE(S):

To maintain records relating to the pre-publication review of official NSA/CSS information intended for public dissemination.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, these records contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

To Federal agencies involved in a classification review of information containing National Security Agency as well as other agency and/or government information.

The DoD 'Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the NSA/CSS' compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:


STORAGE:

Paper records in file folders and electronic media.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Individuals name, title of the pre-publication document, and the case number assigned to the pre-publication review request.

SAFEGUARDS:

Secured by a series of guarded pedestrian gates and checkpoints. Access to facilities is limited to security-cleared personnel and escorted visitors only. With the facilities themselves, access to paper and computer printouts are controlled by limited-access facilities and lockable containers. Access to electronic means is controlled by computer password protection.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Records are permanently retained and will be transferred to the NSA/CSS Archives when no longer needed for operations.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Deputy Associate Director of Policy and Records, National Security Agency/Central Security Service, 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755‑6248.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Individuals seeking to determine if records about themselves are contained in this record system should address written inquiries to the National Security Agency/Central Security Service, Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Office, 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755‑6248.

Written inquiries should contain the individuals full name, address and telephone number.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the National Security Agency/Central Security Service, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Office, 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6248.

Written inquiries should contain the individuals full name, address and telephone number.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

The NSA/CSS rules for contesting contents and appealing initial determinations are published at 32 CFR part 322 or may be obtained by written request addressed to the Deputy Associate Director for Policy and Records, National Security Agency/Central Security Service, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6000.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Individuals and other NSA personnel involved in the publications review process.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: