DFAS Transportation Incentive Program System (TIPS) (October 27, 2015, 80 FR 65717)
Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Indianapolis, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0201.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
DFAS civilian and DFAS NAF employees.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Name, date of birth, DoD ID Number, Employee ID Number, Point-to-point commuting expenses, commuting distance, type of mass transit used, home address, organizational affiliation of the individual, service, funding appropriation for benefit, office work number, work email address, duty/work address, transit authority card number, and usage from benefit provider.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental regulations; 5 U.S.C. 7905, Programs to encourage commuting by means other than single-occupancy motor vehicles; DoD Instruction 1000.27, Mass Transportation Benefit Program (MTBP); E.O. 12191, Federal facility ridesharing program; and E.O. 13150, Federal Workforce Transportation.
This system will manage the mass transportation program for DFAS civilian and DFAS NAF employees applying for and in receipt of mass transit subsidies.
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, as amended, 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 the benefit provider for purposes of administering the Mass Transportation Benefit Program and/or verifying the eligibility of individuals to receive a fare subsidy pursuant to the transportation benefit program operated by DFAS.
The DoD Blanket Routine Uses published at the beginning of the DFAS compilation of systems of records notices may apply to this system. The complete list of DoD blanket routine uses can be found online at: http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Paper records and electronic storage media.
Retrieved by name and/or Employee ID Number.
Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and is accessible only to authorized personnel. Access to records is limited to person(s) responsible for servicing the record in the performance of their official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Access to computerized data is limited to Common Access Card enabled users and restricted by passwords, which are changed according to agency security policy.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are to be cut off at the end of the fiscal year. Records will be destroyed 3 years after the cutoff by degaussing, shredding, or burning.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
TIPS Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service-Indianapolis, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0201.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this record system should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
Requests should contain individual's full name, Employee ID Number for verification, current address to reply, and provide a reasonable description of what they are seeking.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this record system should address written inquiries to Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
Request should contain individual's full name, Employee ID Number verification, current address to reply, and telephone number.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Defense Finance and Accounting Service Regulation 5400.11-R, 32 CFR 324; or may be obtained from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
From the individual.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY:
October 27, 2015, 80 FR 65717