Full Privacy Act Statement for soliciting applicant information:
Authority to collect this applicant information is contained in 10 U.S.C. 1601-1614, 50 U.S.C. 831-835 and 3602-3614; Executive Orders 10450 and 12333, as amended; ICD 704; and DOD Directive 5100.20. The authority to solicit and verify your Social Security Number (SSN) is Executive Order 9397, as amended by EO 13478. DoD’s Routine Uses (found at Appendix C of 32 CFR Part 310), as well as the specific routine uses enumerated in NSA Systems of Records Notices, GNSA 02 “NSA/CSS Applicants” and GNSA 10 “NSA/CSS Personnel Security File,” apply to this information. Data may become a record subject to the purposes and terms of other SORNs, including GNSA 03, GNSA 05, GNSA 08, and GNSA 09 (For more information go to https://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNs/). The information provided will be used primarily to support the recruitment, selection, hire, and placement of applicants, and such other related uses as required, determine your skills and experience, as well as your security eligibility for employment with the National Security Agency. The SSN you provide will be used to identify records unique to you. Your disclosure of requested information, including the SSN, is voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may result in processing delays of your application and background investigation, delay the agency in making an employment decision, or any decision at all, regarding your security eligibility.
For more information about how to access your records under the Privacy Act, click here: https://www.nsa.gov/resources/everyone/foia/submit-privacy-act-request/