USPS: Employees must follow Privacy Act

The Postal Service collects various types of personally identifiable information about customers, employees and businesses in order to carry out its mission. USPS employees and contractors have a legal and ethical obligation to hold personal information in confidence and protect it from unauthorized disclosure and misuse. Under the federal Privacy Act of 1974, you must…

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USPS: Disclosure of customers’ address information

The Postal Service wants you to understand the federal law that governs the disclosure of customers’ address information. Postmasters frequently receive requests for change of address and PO Box holder information. The Privacy Act of 1974 allows federal agencies to disclose information protected under the law without the written consent of the individual in limited…

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USPS: Data Privacy Day observed Monday, Jan. 28

Data Privacy Day — an annual, international effort to encourage individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and foster trust — will be observed Monday, Jan. 28. The USPS Privacy and Records Management Office offers the following tips to protect employee and customer data from unauthorized access or use: • Respect privacy. Personal information…

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