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Mathias Schindler

Dear Budget,

Palantir Technologies, Inc. is a private company supplying products and services.

I am asking for any information related to palantir and its products and services, including

a) meeting records (drafts, memos, invitations, appointments, cancellations) involving Palantir officials and people representing Palantir and their interests

b) correspondence (including within the [Authority name] and with the European institutions concerning Palantir technologies and / or its products and services or the regulatory environment of the EU that affects their products and services. This may include policy papers, consultation input, memoranda or any other form of information.

c) invoices, tenders, service agreements, purchases, orders, procurement documents, offers etc. concerning products and services using Palantir Technologies.

Please do not transfer this request to another Autority, this is a request specifically for you. Do not exclude short-lived documents or documents considered to be unimportant under archiving rules.

Please ensure that information that is considered to be excempt for access for this request is not automatically deleted within to make sure that subsequent confirmatory applications and legal appeals as well as Ombudsman office inquiries can still access and assess them.

Yours faithfully,

Mathias Schindler

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Dear Sir,
Thank you for your e-mail of 08 June 2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 08
June 2020 under reference number GESTDEM 2020/3447.
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time-limit will expire on 29
June 2020. In case this time-limit needs to be extended, you will be
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Dear Mr Schindler,


Please find attached the reply to your request for access to documents,
registered under reference GestDem 2020/3447.


According to standard operational procedures, the reply is usually also
sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the
extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during the
COVID-19 epidemic, which includes the requirement for all Commission
non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to
send the letter to you by post until further notice.


We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm your receipt of this
e-mail by replying to:

[1][DG BUDG request email]


Yours sincerely,


DG Budget Access to Documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Budget

Unit 03 – Strategic Coordination and Communication

[3][DG BUDG request email]

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium



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