Request #19-2539
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This is a request under the California Public Records Act for various public records maintained by the City of San Diego, through various government offices, under various relevant Government Code(s) including but not limited to Section(s) 6253.1.   

 

For the Calendar year 1998, Regarding the City of San Diego’s collection of any and all forms of personal data of any citizens, tourist’s or any person’s, (individual or group or family’s), residing or passing through the City of San Diego:

 

 

DEFINITION OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS QUERY

 

  While most people can easily agree on what "personal data" or "personally identifying information" or "PII" is, for the purposes of this query we shall define it so as to not confuse anyone. 

 

Personal information is typically described in United States legal fields as either personally identifiable information, or sensitive personal information, (as used in information security and privacy laws).  This is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single individual person, or to identify an individual in context of a greater whole or group association.

 

Personal data could be defined as indicators, marks or pointers that are singly or collectively unique to a certain person.  These would include but are not limited to the following: 

 

 a person’s name, their residence address(es), their employment address(es), their employment history(ies), their social security number, their driver’s license number or any other state or federally issued identification card or passport or immigration card or certificate, or other foreign residence status issued card, their image or photograph or 3D rendering, their scars or tattoos, their voice print or voice capture, their fingerprints and any other of their BIO-METRICS, their medical information, their marital status, their race, their income, their cell phone or landline telephone number(s), their email address(es), their singular or group associations, their interests, their hobbies, their habitual preference’s such as smoking and similar adult customs, their daily tracks and routine, their vehicle(s), their acquaintances, their purchase records, their bank account(s) information, any other financial information; local, state or federal r international, their reproductive history, their hobbies, their daily routine, their internet or cell phone activity, their education records, their sexual / religious / orientation(s), their political affiliation(s), their genetic profile or any part thereof, their family members and friends and associates names and like personal information, their daily activities or routines or anything in particular that would identify or profile in part or in whole any specific person, individually or as a part of a group. 

 

THIS QUERY

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding the collection of any people’s personal data, including but not limited to such as what forms of data is collected, and by what means, however many that may include. 

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding each and all city offices involved in the collection of any people’s personal data, including but not limited to such as what forms of data is collected by each office or department, and by what means. 

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding the City of San Diego’s selling, sharing or giving away of any person’s personal data, including but not limited to any individual, government (foreign or domestic), corporation, or any other form of recipient the data is sold or given away to.  Specify the recipient individual(s), company(ies) or government(s) and the specific offices receiving any transferred personal data.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, disclosing the contact information of any recipient(s) of any personal data the City of San Diego Transferred, whether that was at no cost or for payment.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding the amount of money the City of San Diego or any employee within the City of San Diego collected during the calendar year from the sale or delivery of any and all forms of personal data of any citizens, tourist’s or any person’s, (individual or group or family’s), residing or passing through the City of San Diego. INCLUDE ALL MONETARY VALUES AND ANY TRADE IN KIND VALUES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTUAL PAYMENTS TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, OR PERSONAL OR PRIVATE PROFFERS BENEFITING SINGLE INDIVIDUALS / EMPLOYEES / ELECTED OFFICIALS, VAPOR VALUES SUCH AS PROMISES OF FUTURE PAYMENTS OR GIFTS OR EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS OR FUTURE JOBS OR ELECTION FINANCING OR SUPPORT, ILLEGAL ARRANGEMENTS, DIRECT-TO-EMPLOYEE/PERSON CASH DISBURSEMENTS, ETC.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding any amount of money still owed or pending receipt to the City of San Diego or any employee within the City of San Diego for the time frame specified.  INCLUDE ALL MONETARY VALUES AND ANY TRADE IN KIND VALUES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTUAL PAYMENTS TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, OR PERSONAL OR PRIVATE PROFFERS BENEFITING SINGLE INDIVIDUALS / EMPLOYEES / ELECTED OFFICIALS, VAPOR VALUES SUCH AS PROMISES OF FUTURE PAYMENTS OR GIFTS OR EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS OR FUTURE JOBS OR ELECTION FINANCING OR SUPPORT, ILLEGAL ARRANGEMENTS, DIRECT-TO-EMPLOYEE/PERSON CASH DISBURSEMENTS, ETC.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding all means by which sold or given away personal data is transported and at each stage or level of transport specify the security and means of identity protection afforded the personal data the City of San Diego is selling out from under its citizens.  This includes but is not limited to all digital hubs, beginning to end point, and all points included for any transfers of actual paper documents.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding who is handling or has access to all the sensitive personal data The City of San Diego is selling out from under its citizens.  Include all persons, or companies or corporate entities. 

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, regarding any/all due diligence The City of San Diego has undertaken in vetting these persons, companies and corporations as to their personnel regarding security issues as to the handling of the personal data The City of San Diego is selling out from under its citizens.

 

  Provide all documents, of any sort, which The City of San Diego possesses regarding all sold or given away personal data being RESOLD BY THE PARTY OR PARTIES FOR WHICH THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO INITIATES IT’S DATA SALE TO, and further, how many times subsequently the Citizens of San Diego’s personal data is resold in the open market and to where.

 

Documentation … “of any sort” includes but is not limited to: All emails, memos, text messaging, all correspondence of any kind, all minutes of any council meeting(s), all transcripts of any phone or court conversation(s), all spreadsheets, data matrices, data frames, raw data surveys, accounting entries or notes, published and unpublished annual or short term budget(s), and other documentation of any form that pertains to the scope of the query by date, period, subject matter, and/or person(s).

 

 

I request these records be provided in an electronic, machine-readable format. Please include any necessary or other information I may need to understand specific or unique features of the records or format(s) the City of San Diego uses that might not be immediately recognizable by someone not working in government. 

 

With instances of data that a reasonable person would obviously think would be best presented in a table or "columns and rows" format, where possible, I would like the data exported and compiled in a Microsoft Excel compatible spreadsheet or .csv file.

 

If the records requested are not maintained in an electronic format, please inform me before filling this request so I can review my options for copy, or to review in person at your offices.

 

I request a waiver of any (potential) fees for this request, as I am using the information in the public interest. If you intend to charge any fees, inform me in advance of data gathering so I can decide which/what records I would like to copy or review in person on location.

 

In the event any part of this request is denied, please cite in writing the specific legal authority to do so, and specify which exemption(s) is (are) claimed for each request, field or data point denied. Then redact the information you wish to withhold, and provide the rest of the records as requested.

 

Other than the narrow and specific exemptions detailed in Government Code Section(s) 6254,

 

If any of the requested records are not maintained by the City of San Diego, and a comprehensive index of documents related to the request(s) also does not exist, then submit the City of San Diego's official policy or statement regarding why such or any taxpayer funded activities of the City San Diego government are not being properly monitored, documented and made available for public inspection and review.  If no official policy or statement exists, then provide all surrounding documentation from any person from all points in time discussing why any of these taxpayer funded activities are not being properly documented and made available for public inspection.

 

  Include all emails, memos, text message transcripts, and correspondence of any kind, of any City of San Diego elected or unelected official from any point in time, and/or  employee, contracted provider, former employee(s), San Diego City or San Diego County employee(s) acting in agency of any aspect of City San Diego governance, or any other agent of the City of San Diego of any type whatsoever,  acting on behalf of or at the behest of any other City of San Diego employee or elected or appointed official from any point in time, acting in-kind or for any form of remuneration, legal or illegal, or at no cost whatsoever, that include any portion of any text or discussion(s) related to failure(s),  refusal(s), or the crafting of policies or law(s) restricting document production or the maintenance of public records for taxpayer funded activities of the City of San Diego, or regarding the destruction of any such documents, either legally or illegally.

 

  Include all minutes of any council meeting(s) from any and all year(s) that include any portion of any text or discussion(s) related to failure(s), refusal(s), or the crafting of policies or law(s) restricting document production or the maintenance of public records for taxpayer funded activities of City of San Diego government, or regarding the destruction of any such documents, either legally or illegally.

 

  Include transcripts of any phone or court conversation(s) of any City of San Diego elected, unelected or appointed official, employee(s) or agent(s), or witness(es) of any kind from any point in time, of the City of San Diego that include any portion of any text or discussion(s) related to failure(s),  refusal(s), or the crafting of policies or law(s) restricting document production or the maintenance of public records for taxpayer funded activities of City of San Diego government, or regarding the destruction of any such documents, either legally or illegally.

 

  If phone transcripts are not maintained by the City of San Diego regarding issues of maintaining legitimate public records, include all materials and documentation from any year detailing why the City of San Diego does not maintain phone transcripts, when the City of San Diego makes notification that  virtually all public building and publically funded phone service(s) are in fact being recorded, (even if only by repetitive beeping on their lines), as likewise are most court operations, but are not maintained in any form sufficient for public inspection,  especially when there should be no expectation of privacy in any matter relating to publicly funded documents: their maintenance, availability, destruction or obfuscation.

 

Exemptions under the California Public Records Act are permitted, though never mandatory. I ask that the City of San Diego to waive any exemptions and release the requested taxpayer funded records in the public’s interest. If the City of San Diego should decide to withhold any information, please submit all official, and unofficial explanatory documents as to why the City of San Diego believes the public’s interest in confidentiality outweighs its interest in disclosure, Include all reasoning (including but not limited to notes, letters, memorandums, emails, council or committee meeting(s) minutes or transcripts) regarding how the City of San Diego is "defining" any interests in the City of San Diego or any of its employees confidentiality, as any reasonable person might conclude that the "public's interests" are not the same interests as City of San Diego employees interests.  


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June 11, 2019 via web


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Public Records Administration

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Angela Laurita

Request Published Public
June 15, 2019, 4:16pm
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Duplicate request

This request was already processed under a different number.

June 12, 2019, 9:43am by Angela Laurita, Public Records Administration Manager
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June 12, 2019, 9:43am by Angela Laurita, Public Records Administration Manager
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June 11, 2019, 3:17pm