5 CFR 297.102 - Definitions.
Agency means any department or independent establishment in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, including a Government corporation, of Government-controlled corporation, except those specifically excluded from the Office recordkeeping requirements by statute, this title, or formal agreement between the Office and the agency.
Amendment means the correction, addition, deletion, or destruction of a record or specific portions of a record;
Data subject means the individual to whom the information pertains and by whose name or other individual identifier the information is retrieved;
Office means the U.S. Office of Personnel Management;
Personnel record means any record concerning an individual which is maintained and used in the personnel management or personnel policy-making process; and
System manager means the Office or agency official, designated by the head of the agency, who has the authority to decide Privacy Act matters relative to each system of records maintained by the Office.