Pt. 323, App. G
Appendix G to Part 323—Privacy Act Enforcement Actions
A. Administrative Remedies. Any individual who feels he or she has a legitimate complaint or grievance against the Defense Logistics Agency or any DLA employee concerning any right granted by this DLAR will be permitted to seek relief through appropriate administrative channels.
B. Civil Actions. An individual may file a civil suit against DLA or its employees if the individual feels certain provisions of the Privacy Act have been violated (see 5 U.S.C. 552a(g), reference (b).)
C. Civil Remedies. In addition to specific remedial actions, the Privacy Act provides for the payment of damages, court cost, and attorney fees in some cases.
D. Criminal Penalties —
1. The Privacy Act also provides for criminal penalties (see 5 U.S.C. 552a(1).) Any official or employee may be found guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than $5,000 if he or she willfully discloses personal information to anyone not entitled to receive the information, or maintains a system of records without publishing the required public notice in the Federal Register.
2. A person who requests or obtains access to any record concerning another individual under false pretenses may be found guilty of a misdemeanor and fined up to $5,000.