US Government

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The U.S. government collects data on individuals and then makes decisions based on that data. However, because of the role government plays in citizens’ lives, government agencies have a unique responsibility to protect the privacy and ensure the accuracy of the data they hold on individuals. For these reasons, there are laws specific to public-sector data handling practices.

This topic page collects resources, news, tools and guidance related to the U.S. government and privacy.

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