Ref. Ares(2020)3402861 - 29/06/2020
Mr Mathias Schindler
Bundestagsbüro Julia Reda, MdEP
Unter den Linden 50
by email only
Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem N° 2020/3607
(‘Any documents related to Palantir Technologies, Inc.’)
Dear Mr Schindler,
We refer to your e-mail dated 8 June 2020, registered on 12 June 2020 under the above-
mentioned reference number and in which you make a request for access to documents.
You request access to “any information related to Palantir Technologies 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..”
We regret to inform you that Eurostat does not hold any documents that would correspond to
the description given in your application, as Eurostat has not had any contacts with Palantir
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 institution.
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in your application,
are held by Eurostat, the Commission is not in a position to fulfil your request.
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make a
confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
European Commission, 2920 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - Tel. +352 43011
Office: BECH A4/078 - Tel. direct line +352 4301-33407 http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt of
this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronically signed on 29/06/2020 15:38 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563