09-25-0087 SYSTEMS LISTING
Administration: Senior Staff, HHS/NIH/NIAID.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Building 31, Room 7A50, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Write to System Manager at the address below for the address of the Federal Records Center where records from this system may be stored.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Current and former key professional employees of the Institute and consultants.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Press releases, curricula vitae, nominations for awards, and photographs.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
42 U.S.C. 241(d), 289a.
For background records to provide public announcements on National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases research.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
Disclosure may be made to a congressional office from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry from the congressional office made at the request of that individual.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Stored in file folders.
Retrieved by name.
Measures to prevent unauthorized disclosures are implemented as appropriate for each location and for the particular records maintained in each project. Each site implements personnel, physical, and procedural safeguards such as the following:
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are retained and disposed of under the authority of the NIH Records Control Schedule contained in NIH Manual Chapter 1743, Appendix 1 - "Keeping and Destroying Records" (HHS Records Management Manual, Appendix B-361), item 1100-G. Refer to the NIH Manual Chapter for specific disposition instructions.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS(ES):
Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Building 31, Room 7A-50, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
To determine if a record exists, write to: Privacy Act Coordinator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), 6700-B Rockledge Drive, Room 2143, Bethesda, MD 20892. The requester must also verify his or her identity by providing either a notarization of the request or a written certification that the requester is who he or she claims to be and understands that the knowing and willful request for acquisition of a record pertaining to an individual under false pretenses is a criminal offense under the Act, subject to a five thousand dollar fine.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE:
Same as record Notification Procedures. Requesters should also reasonably specify the record contents being sought. Individuals may also request listings of accountable disclosures that have been made of their records, if any.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURE:
Contact the System Manager at the address above, and reasonably identify the record and specify the information to be contested, and state the corrective action sought and the reasons for the correction, with supporting justification. The right to contest records is limited to information which is incomplete, irrelevant, incorrect, or untimely (obsolete).
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Individuals and newspaper clippings.
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: