MSPB Privacy Act Statement: Decisions of the Merit Systems Protection Board are available to the public under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and are posted to the Merit Systems Protection Board's public website. Some information about the appeal also is used in depersonalized form for statistical purposes. Finally, information from your appeal file may be disclosed as required by law under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act. See 5 U.S.C. §§ 552, 552a.