The new systems of records described in this notice, CFPB.004—Enforcement Database, will enable the CFPB to carry out its responsibilities with respect to the enforcement of federal consumer financial protection law.
Who is covered? Individuals associated with banks, savings associations, credit unions, or non-depository institutions offering or providing consumer financial products or services, and current, former, and prospective consumers who are or have been customers or prospective customers, others with information relevant to the enforcement of federal consumer financial law.
What information is collected? Information about individuals such as name, address, email address, phone number, social security number, employment status, age, date of birth, financial information, credit information, and personal history. Records are collected and generated during the investigation of potential violations and enforcement of laws and regulations under the jurisdiction of the CFPB.
Why is the information collected? Information is collected to enable the CFPB to carry out its responsibilities with respect to enforcement of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other Federal consumer financial laws. This includes investigating potential violations of federal consumer financial laws, pursuing administrative or civil enforcement actions, and making appropriate referrals to other federal or state agencies.