United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

§ 9.51 Definitions.

As used in this subpart:

(a) Individual means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

(b) The term maintain includes maintain, collect, use or disseminate.

(c) Record means any item, collection or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the NRC, including, but not limited to, his education, financial transactions, medical history, employment history or criminal 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.

(d) System manager means the NRC official responsible for maintaining a system of records.

(e) Systems of records means a group of records under the control of the NRC from which information is retrieved by the name of an individual or by an identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to an individual.

(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 the Census Act, 13 U.S.C. 8.

(g) Routine use means, with respect to the disclosure of a record, the use of such record for a purpose which is compatible with the purpose for which it was collected, as described in a notice published in the Federal Register.

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