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The Privacy Act is a federal law that governs our collection and use of records we maintain on you. We may not disclose your information without your written consent unless certain exceptions apply to the disclosure.

The Privacy Act protects you in three primary ways, providing you with the right to:

  • Request your records, subject to Privacy Act exemptions.
  • Request an amendment of records that are not accurate, relevant, timely or complete.
  • Be protected against unwarranted invasion of your privacy resulting from the collection, maintenance, use, and disclosure of your personal information.

You may request your Social Security records by visiting your local Social Security office. Additional information about requesting your records online is available at the Freedom Of Information Act page.

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