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Welcome to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Privacy web page.  The Privacy Program is responsible for the development and maintenance of privacy policies and guidance for PBGC.

The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) regulates the way federal agencies collect, maintain, use and disseminate personal information.  The law protects records that can be retrieved by personal identifiers such as a name, social security number, or other identifying number or symbol.

Participant Privacy Act Notice

The Participant Privacy Act Notice describes the information PBGC collects from its participants and how this information is used.

Online Security

The Online Security page contains more information about online security and the information that is collected when using PBGC's website and programs.

System of Records Notices

A System of Records Notice informs the public of the existence of a system of records and describes the type of information that an agency will be collecting, who will be collecting the information, how it will be safeguarded, the purpose for collecting such information.

Privacy Impact Assessments

A Privacy Impact Assessment, or PIA, is an analysis of the privacy impact of any substantially revised or new Information Technology System.

Make a Privacy Act Request

The Privacy Act permits you to access records about yourself that are maintained by PBGC in a Privacy Act system of records.  In addition, you may request that incorrect or incomplete information be changed or amended.

Questions or Complaints about PBGC Privacy Policy

Debrae Melvin
Chief Privacy Officer
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

1200 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Last Updated: May 16, 2017