Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Customs and Border Protection Receipt of Passenger Name Records Related to Flights between the European Union and the United States [open pdf - 18KB]
This document answers the following questions regarding "Customs and Border Protection [CBP] Receipt of Passenger Name Records [PNR] Related to Flights between the European Union and the United States": "1. Why is my Passenger Name Record being transferred to U.S. Customs and Border Protection prior to travelling to, from, or through the United States?" "2. What U.S. and EU laws allow for the transfer of PNR data?" "3. What type of information will CBP receive about me through PNR?" "4. Is sensitive data included in the PNR data transfer?" "5. Will my PNR data be shared with other authorities?" "6. Who will have access to my PNR data?" "7. How long will CBP store my PNR data?" "8. How will my PNR data be secured?" "9. Who will exercise oversight of compliance with the PNR Undertakings?" "10. May I request a copy of my PNR data that is collected by CBP?" "11. Can I request that corrections be made to my PNR?" "12. Whom do I contact in the U.S. regarding this program?" "13. Whom do I contact if my complaint is not resolved?" and "14. What is the role of the Chief Privacy Officer of the Department of Homeland Security?"
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/