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About Privacy at the SEC

May 12, 2017

Privacy Compliance

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals. We utilize the Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), which are listed below, to evaluate privacy risks and develop mitigation strategies, consistent with requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended and the E-Government Act of 2002, and other Federal privacy laws, regulations, standards, and guidance.

Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs):

  • Transparency
  • Individual Participation
  • Purpose Specification
  • Minimization
  • Use Limitation
  • Data Quality and Integrity
  • Security
  • Accountability and Auditing

Information related to our privacy compliance activities is available below under Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) and Systems of Records Notices (SORN).

Contact Information

Individuals who wish to submit a privacy-related question or complaint may contact the following individuals at

Senior Agency Official for Privacy — David Bottom
Sr. Privacy Analyst — Ronnette McDaniel
Attorney Adviser — Darwana Hall

Mail to:

Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of Information Technology
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549-2654
Attn: Privacy

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