Chief Privacy Officer/Chief FOIA Officer
The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
RE: Request Under the Freedom of Information Act U.S. Customs and Border Protection Access to Commercial Location Data
To whom it may concern:
This letter constitutes a request under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) and is submitted on behalf of the Center for Democracy & Technology (“CDT”) to the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and United States Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”). CDT respectfully requests records pertaining to CBP’s access to commercial location data.
- Any contracts, memoranda of understanding or other agreements, including all modifications, pursuant to CBP’s access to commercial location data as referred to in DHS/CBP/PIA-022(a);
- Any policy directives, guidance documents, memoranda, training materials, or similar records guiding CBP employees on the use of the commercial location data; and
- Any brochures, training materials, and other informational materials provided to CBP from any entity which provides this type of access to commercial location data.