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You are accessing a U.S. Government information system, which includes: 1) this computer, 2) this computer network, 3) all computers connected to this network, and 4) all devices and storage media attached to this network or to a computer on this network. You understand and consent to the following: you may access this information system for authorized use only; you have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication of data transiting or stored on this information system; at any time and for any lawful Government purpose, the Government may monitor, intercept, and search and seize any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system; and any communications or data transiting or stored on this information system may be disclosed or used for any lawful Government purpose.

Unauthorized use of the system is prohibited and subject to criminal and civil penalties.


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Privacy Act Statement

The Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (50 U.S. C. app Sec 2401 et seq.), authorizes collection of this information. The primary use of this information is for the submission of:

  • Export and Reexport License Applications,
  • Commodity Classification Requests, and
  • Agricultural License Exception Notifications

The information you provide may be disclosed, as a routine use:

  • If the Department discovers a violation or potential violation of law or contract and may be referred to an appropriate agency, whether Federal, state, local or foreign, charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violations or charges;

  • To a Federal, state or local agency maintaining civil, criminal or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, such as current licenses, if necessary to obtain information relevant to a Department decision concerning the assignment, hiring or retention of an individual, the issuance of a security clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant or other benefit;

  • To a Federal, state, local, or international agency, in response to its request, in connection with the assignment, hiring or retention of an individual, the issuance of a security clearance, the reporting of an investigation of an individual, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit by the requesting agency, to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to the requesting agency's decision on the matter;

  • In the course of presenting evidence to a court, magistrate or administrative tribunal, including disclosures to opposing counsel in the course of settlement negotiations;

  • To a Member of Congress submitting a request involving an individual when the individual has requested assistance from the Member with respect to the subject matter of the record;

  • To the Office of Management and Budget in connection with the review of private relief legislation as set forth in OMB Circular No. A-19 at any stage of the legislative coordination and clearance process as set forth in that Circular;

  • To the Department of Justice in connection with determining whether disclosure thereof is required by the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552);

  • To a contractor of the Department having need for the information in the performance of the contract, but not operating a system of records within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552a(m).

  • To the Office of Personnel Management: for personnel research purposes; as a data source for management information; for the production of summary descriptive statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained; or for related manpower studies; and/or

  • To the Administrator, General Services, or his designee, during an inspection of records conducted by GSA as part of that agency's responsibility to recommend improvements in records management practices and programs, under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906. Such disclosure shall be made in accordance with the GSA regulations governing inspection of records for this purpose, and any other relevant (i.e. GSA or Commerce) directive. Such disclosure shall not be used to make determinations about individuals.

The use of SNAP-R to submit information for the processing of license applications, commodity classifications, and agricultural license exception notifications is voluntary. Failure to provide the requested information may result in an inability for BIS to process, review, and take action on such requests.

Public Burden Statement: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person is required to respond to nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to DOC Paperwork Clearance Officer, Room 6625, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, and to the Office of Management and Budg et, Paperwork Reduction Project, Washington, DC 20503. OMB No. 0694-0088

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