12 CFR 603.305 - Definitions.
For the purposes of this part:
(a) Agency means the Farm Credit Administration.
(b) Individual means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence;
(c) Maintain includes maintain, collect, use, or disseminate;
(d) Record means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by an agency including, but not limited to, that person's education, financial transactions, medical history, and criminal or employment history, and that contains that person's name, or the identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual, such as a finger or voice print or photograph;
(f) Statistical record means a record in a system of records maintained for statistical research or reporting purposes only and not used in whole or in part in making any determination about an identifiable individual, except as provided by 13 U.S.C. 8;
(g) System of records means a group of any records under the control of any agency from which information is retrieved by the name of an individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual.