Ref. Ares(2020)3284293 - 24/06/2020
By registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt
Bundestagsbüro Julia Reda
MdEP Unter den Linden 50
Advance copy by email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Your application for access to documents – Ref. Ares (2020)3006122
Dear Mr. Schindler,
We refer to your email dated 08/06/2020 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 10/06/2020 under the above-mentioned reference number.
We regret to inform you that the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
does not hold any documents that would correspond to the description given in your
In your application, you requested access to “any information related to palantir and its
products and services […]”.
In this regard, please note that the ERCEA has carried out a
thorough search for any kind of exchange or any document produced concerning the specific
company PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. The ERCEA has not identified any
documents held by it that would correspond to your request for access to documents.
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as
defined in that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in your application,
are held by the ERCEA, the ERCEA is not in a position to fulfil your request.
ERC Executive Agency – Access to Documents
Place Rogier 16, COV 2, BE-1049 Brussels, Belgium
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make a
confirmatory application requesting the ERCEA to review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt of
this letter to the ERCEA Director at the following address:
European Research Council Executive Agency
COV2 - Place Rogier 16,
or to the following e-mail address: email@example.com
Head of Department D
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