25 CFR 700.257 - Definitions.
(a) Act. As used in this subpart, “Act” means section 3 of the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a.
(b) Individual. As used in this subpart, “individual” means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
(c) Maintain. As used in this subpart, the term “maintain” includes maintain, collect, use or disseminate.
(d) Record. As used in this subpart, “record” means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the Commission including, but not limited to, education, financial transactions, medical history, and criminal or employment history and that contains the individual's 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) System of records. As used in this subpart, “System of records” means a group of any records under the control of the Commission 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.
(f) Medical records. As used in this subpart, “medical records” means records which relate to the identification, prevention, cure or alleviation of any disease, illness or injury including psychological disorders, alcoholism and drug addiction.
(g) Civil Service Commission personnel records. As used in this subpart, “Civil Service Commission personnel records” means records maintained for the Civil Service Commission by the Commission and used for personnel management programs or processes such as staffing, employee development, retirement, and grievances and appeals.
(h) Statistical records. As used in this subpart, “statistical records” means records 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.
(i) Routine use. As used in this subpart, “routine use” means a use of a record for a purpose which is compatible with the purpose for which it was collected.
(k) System manager. As used in this subpart, “system manager” means the official designated in a system notice as having administrative responsibility for a system of records.
(l) Commission Privacy Act Officer. As used in the subpart, “Commission Privacy Act Officer” means the official in the Commission charged with responsibility for assisting the Commission in carrying out the functions which he is assigned in this subpart and for coordinating the activities of the divisions of the Commission in carrying out the functions which they are assigned in this subpart.