Degree Analytics (California State University)

Jason Koebler filed this request with the California State University of Sacramento, CA.
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#20-17

Multi Request Degree Analytics
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Completed

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From: Jason Koebler


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this university may have partnered with Degree Analytics, an AI company. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/12/24/colleges-are-turning-students-phones-into-surveillance-machines-tracking-locations-hundreds-thousands/ & https://degreeanalytics.com/about-us/)

Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Degree Analytics. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Degree Analytics, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Degree Analytics works, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Degree Analytics, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Degree Analytics.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Degree Analytics, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Degree Analytics.

5) Any case reports in which Degree Analytics was used.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Degree Analytics representatives.

Please try to include any other miscellaneous documents that facilitate this police department's relationship with Degree Analytics that don't neatly fall neatly into the above categories.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jason Koebler

From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

Sacramento State initiated a reasonable search for the records you requested under the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §6250 et seq.) and determined that your request either in whole or in part seeks copies of disclosable public records. The University will contact you when the public records covered by your request are available for your review.

Please be aware that the University will charge direct costs of duplication, $0.20 per page (California Government Code §6253(b)) for electronic or hard copies when applicable.

If appropriate, personal and privileged information will be redacted or withheld from any responsive records consistent with Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and California Government Code §6254(c), §6254.3, §6254(k), and §6255.

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

Sacramento State initiated a reasonable search for the records you requested under the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §6250 et seq.) and determined that your request either in whole or in part seeks copies of disclosable public records.

At this time, the University has identified some of the disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

We will notify you once the remaining records covered by your request are ready. The University will charge direct costs of duplication, $0.20 per page (California Government Code §6253(b)) for electronic or hard copies when applicable. 

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-17:

* Responsive Records 4-13-20.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After May 14, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-17:

* Responsive Records 5-27-20.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After June 28, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

 

At this time, the University has identified additional disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

 

Personal information such as home contact information has been redacted from the records to protect the individual right of privacy under Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and pursuant to California Government Code §6254(c) and §6254.3

 

We will notify you once the remaining records covered by your request are ready. The University will charge direct costs of duplication, $0.20 per page (California Government Code §6253(b)) for electronic or hard copies when applicable.

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

At this time, the University has identified additional disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

 

Personal information such as home contact information has been redacted from the records to protect the individual right of privacy under Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and pursuant to California Government Code §6254(c) and §6254.3

 

We will notify you once the remaining records covered by your request are ready. The University will charge direct costs of duplication, $0.20 per page (California Government Code §6253(b)) for electronic or hard copies when applicable.

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-17:

* Responsive Records 8-12-20.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After September 12, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

At this time, the University has identified additional disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

 

Personal information such as home contact information has been redacted from the records to protect the individual right of privacy under Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and pursuant to California Government Code §6254(c) and §6254.3

 

We will notify you once the remaining records covered by your request are ready. The University will charge direct costs of duplication, $0.20 per page (California Government Code §6253(b)) for electronic or hard copies when applicable.

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<em>Questions about your request?</em> Reply to this email or sign in to contact staff at Sacramento State.<br></br><em>Technical support:</em> See our <a href='https://www.nextrequest.com/support'>help page</a>

From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-17:

* Responsive Records 10-27-20.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After November 27, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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<em>Questions about your request?</em> Reply to this email or sign in to contact staff at Sacramento State.<br></br><em>Technical support:</em> See our <a href='https://www.nextrequest.com/support'>help page</a>

From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-17:

The University has identified the remaining disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

 

Personal information such as home contact information has been redacted from the records to protect the individual right of privacy under Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and pursuant to California Government Code §6254(c) and §6254.3. Additionally, unique identifying codes used by the University to identify a vendor or contractor, or an affiliate of a vendor or contractor, have been redacted from the records pursuant to Government Code § 6254.33.

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-17:

* Responsive Records 12-14-20.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After January 14, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: California State University

Sacramento State

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Hi there

Record request #20-17 has been closed. The closure reason supplied was:

The University has identified the remaining disclosable records covered by your request, which are being made available to you now.

 

Personal information such as home contact information has been redacted from the records to protect the individual right of privacy under Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution and pursuant to California Government Code §6254(c) and §6254.3. Additionally, unique identifying codes used by the University to identify a vendor or contractor, or an affiliate of a vendor or contractor, have been redacted from the records pursuant to Government Code § 6254.33.

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