Ref. Ares(2020)2253843 - 27/04/2020
Directorate E – Single market and connectivity
Mr Jake Carbone
40 Bermondsey Street
Advance copy by email:
Dear Mr Carbone,
Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2020/1468
We refer to your e-mail dated 11 March 2020 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 12 March 2020 under the above-mentioned reference number.
As regards your requests about the meeting between Coca-Cola Company and the Executive
Vice-President Frans Timmermans on the 23 January 2020; your request about the meeting
between Apple and the Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans on the 23 January 2020;
and your request about the meeting between Google and the Executive Vice-President Frans
Timmermans on the 20 January 2020; you will find enclosed the related documents.
As regards your request about the meeting between Unilever, Ikea and the Executive Vice-
President Frans Timmermans on the 08 November 2018, the Commission does not hold any
documents that correspond to the description given in your application.
Please note that the documents contain personal data that has been expunged according to the
General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2018/17251) and to the internal rules of
procedure of the Commission.
If you disagree with the assessment that the redacted data are personal data that can only be
disclosed if such disclosure is legitimate under the applicable rules on the protection of personal
data, you are entitled, in accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, to
submit a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
1 Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the
protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies,
offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and
Decision No 1247/2002/EC.
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You should send any such confirmatory application within 15 working days of receipt of this
letter to the Secretary-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency unit SG-C.1
or by email to: email@example.com
Electronically signed on 27/04/2020 17:07 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563