Ref. Ares(2020)961457 - 14/02/2020
ERCEA/D.3/Ares save N°
Ms Alba Martinez Ortiz
Access Info Europe
Calle Cava de San Miguel 8, 4C
28005, Madrid (Spain)
Sent by email only:
Subject: Your application for access to documents containing information on the
travel expenses of ERCEA's Director for the period 1.1.2017 to 31.12.2018
Dear Ms. Ortiz,
Thank you for your e-mail dated 30/01/2020, registered on 30/01/2020 under reference
number Ares(2020)590170, requesting access to documents containing the information on the
travel expenses of ERCEA's Director for the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December
More precisely, you have asked for "documents that contain, for each of the trips, the
- Place of origin and destination, and the amount spent on travel or transportation;
- Exact dates and duration of the trip;
- Amount spent on accommodation;
- Amount spent on subsistence;
- Other information, such as possible miscellaneous costs
In addition, in case of "travel was by air taxi and a team of people were travelling
", you also
requested access to "the documents with details on the other travelers (at a minimum, names
and job titles)".
We have assessed your request under Regulation (EC) N° 1049/2001 of the European
Parliament and of the Council regarding public access to documents.
We considered that your request had to be analysed also in light of Regulation (EU)
2018/1725 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal
ERC Executive Agency – Access to Documents
Place Rogier 16, COV2 20/108 BE-1049 Brussels, Belgium I http://erc.europa.eu
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. We
have, then, requested Mr. Amor whether he would consent to the provision of certain
personal data categories, namely the disclosure of the place of destination and the exact
dates of the trips.
We enclose a copy of the document, providing a complete overview of all travel expenses of
the former ERCEA's Director, Pablo Amor, for the requested period, and which includes the
information you requested and to which Mr. Amor had not objected to its provision to you,
for the purpose mentioned in your e-mail dated 30/01/2020. Please, be informed that there
were no expenses related to air taxi travelling.
Please note that you may reuse the document requested free of charge, for non-commercial
and commercial purposes provided that the source is acknowledged, that you do not distort
the original meaning or message of the document. Please note that the ERCEA does not
assume liability stemming from the reuse.
Finally, I hope that this document will meet your needs.
Head of Unit
Enclosed: Extract from IT system
Electronically signed on 11/02/2020 20:51 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563