Privacy Act Statement

Authority: The collection of this information is authorized under 5 U.S.C. § 301, Departmental regulations, which authorizes the operations of an executive agency, including the creation, custodianship, maintenance and distribution of records.

Purpose: NOAA collects this information for the purpose of facilitating external coordination regarding Oil Spills, Chemical Spill, and Marine Debris responses and customer service related requests from the diverse community of customers including the U.S. Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as other federal, state, and tribal parties.

NOAA Routine Uses: NOAA will use this information to enable communication with data providers and customers of the NOAA6701/6702 systems. Disclosure of this information is permitted under the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. Section 552a) to be shared among NOAA staff for work-related purposes. Disclosure of this information is also subject to all of the published routine uses as identified in the Privacy Act System of Records Notice Commerce/NOAA-11, Contact Information for Members of the Public Requesting or Providing Information Related to NOAA’s Mission.

Disclosure: Furnishing this information is voluntary; however, failure to provide accurate information may delay or prevent the individual from submitting and/or receiving information.