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Policyholder - Collection of Information and Data Statement

The following statement must be included on any form the individual signs or provided to the individual on separate form, for each form that is signed by the individual. A copy must be maintained by the approved insurance provider. For agents and loss adjusters, also refer to Manager’s Bulletin MGR-08-018 for the 2009 and subsequent reinsurance years.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION AND DATA
(PRIVACY ACT) STATEMENT

Agents, Loss Adjusters, and Policyholders

The following statements are made in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a): The Risk Management Agency (RMA) is authorized by the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1501-1524) or other Acts, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, to solicit the information requested on documents established by RMA, or by approved insurance providers (AIPs), that have been approved by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), to deliver Federal crop insurance. The information is necessary for AIPs and RMA to operate the Federal crop insurance program, determine program eligibility, conduct statistical analysis, and ensure program integrity. Information provided herein may be furnished to other Federal, State, or local agencies, as required or permitted by law, law enforcement agencies, courts or adjudicative bodies, foreign agencies, magistrate, administrative tribunal, AIPs contractors and cooperators, Comprehensive Information Management System (CIMS), congressional offices, or entities under contract with RMA.

For insurance agents, certain information may also be disclosed to the public to assist interested individuals in locating agents in a particular area. Disclosure of the information requested is voluntary. However, failure to correctly report the requested information may result in the rejection of this document by the AIP or RMA in accordance with the Standard Reinsurance Agreement between the AIP and FCIC, Federal regulations, or RMA-approved procedures and the denial of program eligibility or benefits derived therefrom. Also, failure to provide true and correct information may result in civil suit or criminal prosecution and the assessment of penalties or pursuit of other remedies.

Contact Information

For more information, contact Pam Bollinger.