The collection of this information is authorized under the Agriculture and Marketing Act of
1946 and Fish & Wildlife Act of 1956.
The SISP allows Seafood Inspection Program participants (Seafood Companies, Seafood Inspection
Personnel, System Administrative Staff, NOAA Finance (Billing Data)) to create an account, to
update company information including multiple locations, to request certificates, inspections
and contracts, and to review and pay invoices. Name, work email address, work address, and
financial transactions are collected. Information is shared with the private sector for
invoicing and bill payment.
The Department will use this information to manage seafood inspection activities. Disclosure of
this information is permitted under the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. Section 552a), to be
shared within NMFS offices, in order to coordinate monitoring and management of these activities.
Disclosure of this information is also subject to all of the published routine uses as
identified in the Privacy Act System of Records Notice COMMERCE/NOAA-6, Fishermen’s Statistical
Furnishing this information is voluntary; however, failure to provide complete and accurate
information will prevent accurate invoicing and prompt bill payment.