NOAA Office for Coastal Management 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 Office for Coastal Management (OCM) collects this information for the purpose of responding to “contact us” form requests and subscriptions to newsletters from NOAA OCM websites.

Routine Uses: NOAA will use this information to respond to requests submitted on the Contact Us page and for subscriptions to newsletters as selected on the contact us form. Disclosure of this information is permitted under the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. Section 552a) to be shared 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. If this information is not provided, OCM will not be able to respond to individual web-based inquiries.