Privacy Act SORNs, regulations, exemption regulations for Port of Seattle from CBP

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Port of Seattle of King County, WA.
Due March 13, 2020
Est. Completion May 22, 2020
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Phil Mocek


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any Privacy Act System Of Records Notices ("SORNs"), Privacy Act regulations, or Privacy Act exemption regulations, provided to Port of Seattle by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") and applicable to a) facial images collected by biometric entry and/or exit systems (including but not limited to, Automated Passport Control kiosks) and/or b) data derived from those images, such as mappings of the "constellation" of facial features used by automated face recognition systems.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Phil Mocek

From: Phil Mocek

Please provide a status update on this request.

From: Port of Seattle

(Request 20-116 - Part 4)

Any Privacy Act System Of Records Notices ("SORNs"), Privacy Act regulations, or
Privacy Act exemption regulations, provided to Port of Seattle by U.S. Customs and
Border Protection ("CBP") and applicable to a) facial images collected by biometric entry
and/or exit systems (including but not limited to, Automated Passport Control kiosks)
and/or b) data derived from those images, such as mappings of the "constellation" of
facial features used by automated face recognition systems.

We are still working with applicable staff as to whether records exist within the Port of Seattle. Due to significant impacts related to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to slow the spread of the virus, we please expect a further response on or before May 22, 2020.

The Port of Seattle also has an external Biometrics External Advisory Group website. The Port of Seattle also has an external Biometrics External Advisory Group website.

A link to the as mentioned above has been provided below:
https://www.portseattle.org/page/biometrics-external-advisory-group

From: Port of Seattle

Request 20-116 (Part 4)

Any Privacy Act System Of Records Notices ("SORNs"), Privacy Act regulations, or Privacy Act exemption regulations, provided to Port of Seattle by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") and applicable to a) facial images collected by biometric entry and/or exit systems (including but not limited to, Automated Passport Control kiosks) and/or b) data derived from those images, such as mappings of the "constellation" of facial features used by automated face recognition systems.
As per applicable, there are no responsive records. Records you seek would be with the US Customs and Board Patrol - https://www.cbp.gov/

You may also visit the Port's Biometrics External Advisory Group as documents are posted to that page - https://www.portseattle.org/page/biometrics-external-advisory-group

Thank you.

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