Directory Database System
The new system of records described in this notice, CFPB.007—Directory Database, will provide the CFPB with a single, agency-wide repository of identifying and registration information concerning entities offering or providing, or materially assisting in the offering or provision of, consumer financial products or services. By ensuring the use of consistent information across the agency, the Directory Database will enable the CFPB to carry out its supervisory, enforcement, and regulatory authorities in an efficient and effective manner.
Who is covered? Individuals who currently or previously owned, controlled, or worked for an entity offering, providing, or assisting in the offering of, consumer financial products or services.
What information is collected? Information collected may include name, address, email address, phone number, social security number, alien registration number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification number, or other unique number used to establish identity of the owner or controlling person, employment status, age, gender, ethnicity, and date of birth. The system may also contain information relating to the business activities and transactions of individuals and entities.
Why is the information collected? Information is collected to create an agency-wide repository of identifying and registration information concerning entities and their affiliates offering or providing, or materially assisting in the offering or provision of consumer financial products or services.