32 CFR 2102.3 - Definitions.
As used in these regulations:
(a) Individual. A citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
(b) Maintain. Includes maintain, collect, use or disseminate. Under the Act it is also used to connote control over, and, therefore, responsibility for, systems of records in support of the NSC statutory function (50 U.S.C. 401, et seq.).
(c) Systems of Records. A grouping of any records maintained by the NSC from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some other identifying particular assigned to the individual.
(d) Determination. Any decision made by the NSC or designated official thereof which affects the individual's rights, opportunities, benefits, etc. and which is based in whole or in part on information contained in that individual's record.
(e) Routine Use. With respect to the disclosure of a record, the use of such a record in a manner which is compatible with the purpose for which it was collected.
(f) Disclosure. The granting of access or transfer of a record by any means.