20 CFR 903.2 - Definitions.
(a) The term agency includes any executive department, military department, Government corporation, Government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency (see 5 U.S.C. 552(e));
(b) The term individual means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence;
(c) The term maintain includes maintain, use, collect or disseminate;
(d) The term record means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the Joint Board, including, but not limited to, his education, financial transactions, medical history, and criminal or employment history and that contains his name, or the identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual such as a finger or voice print or a photograph;
(e) The term system of records means a group of any records under the control of the Joint Board from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual;