Individuals, or their authorized representatives, may submit a privacy complaint through the DOE Privacy Complaint process.
The complaints process should be used to:
- Request the correction of their information maintained in a DOE Privacy Act System of Records; or
- Report a concern or complaint regarding a privacy matter involving the Department, DOE Component offices, or DOE field offices.
The complaints process should NOT be used to:
The Department will not release Privacy Act information about an individual in response to a Privacy complaint.
Individuals may submit a written privacy complaint and contact information to the Department via:
MAIL: The U.S. Department of Energy, Privacy Office - Complaints, Room GB-172/FORS, 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20585; or
FAX: 202-586-8151 Attn: Privacy Complaint
The Department is in the process of developing a form for the submission of complaints. This form will be available here on the Privacy Program website when it is available for public use.