This list links you to guidance IG personnel provide when contacted on the hotline. The lists does not include all issues brought to the IG's attention but contains a representative sample. Our goal is to help those who are considering filing a hotline complaint and IG personnel responsible for responding to issues.
This list is intended to be an informal reference and should not be construed as legal advice. Although we provide referral information, the IG reserves the right to investigate any matter brought to our attention.
Recommendations on the links listed assume that you have already tried to address your issue informally by bringing your concern to the attention of your immediate supervisor or others in your chain of command.
Questions or complaints regarding the "Privacy Act" should be submitted to the SECNAV/CNO Privacy Act office by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org" href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org. You may find additional information regarding the DoN Policy on the "Privacy Act" and Navy points of contact by accessing the following website: http://dpclo.defense.gov/privacy/contact.html" href="http://dpclo.defense.gov/privacy/contact.html">http://dpclo.defense.gov/privacy/contact.html.
Privacy Act Guide for release of information prepared by the U.S. Marine Corps