Annual Report on the Access, Retention, Use and Dissemination of United States Person Information April 1, 2013 - September 30, 2015 [open pdf - 589KB]
"(U) This report, submitted in accordance with the 2012 AGGs reporting requirement, covers the activities of the National Counterterrorism Center [NCTC] from 1 April 2013 through 30 September 2015 (hereinafter 'the reporting period') and applies to NCTC's access to data through all three tracks of access -- Track 1 (account-based access on a data provider's native system), Track 2 (queries provided to a data provider for the data provider to run on its own systems) and Track 3 (NCTC replication of portions or the entirety of a dataset when necessary to identify the information that constitutes terrorism within the dataset). Note, the preceding annual report covered the period 23 March 2012, the day after the 2012 NCTC AGGs [Attorney General Guidelines] were signed, through 31 March 2013. This report addresses the entire period since the initial report through 30 September 2015. In doing so, NCTC is hereby adjusting the reporting period for future reports to a fiscal year (October 1 -- September 30) reporting period. (U) As of the end of the reporting period, NCTC had executed seven Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) under the 2012 AGGs for ten Track 3 datasets. The agreed upon retention periods were negotiated with the respective data providers and ranged in time from one to five years."
National Counterterrorism Center: https://www.nctc.gov/