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Annex 2: Statistical Report on the Privacy Act

Name of Institution:
Veterans Affairs Canada
Reporting Period:
April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015

Part 1 - Requests under the Privacy Act

Number of requests
  Number of requests
Received during reporting period 663
Outstanding from previous reporting period 179
Total 842
Closed during reporting period 771
Carried over to next reporting period 71

Part 2 - Requests closed during the reporting period

2.1 Disposition and completion time
Disposition of requests Completion Time
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to 120
days
121 to 180
days
181 to 365
days
More than
365 days
Total
All disclosed 74 70 35 8 5 6 5 203
Disclosed in part 38 121 146 77 22 39 35 478
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
No records exist 25 9 5 3 1 0 1 44
Request abandoned 26 7 3 3 0 1 6 46
Neither confirmed nor denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 163 207 189 91 28 46 47 771
2.2 Exemptions
Section Number of requests
18(2) 0
19(1)(a) 1
19(1)(b) 0
19(1)(c) 0
19(1)(d) 0
19(1)(e) 0
19(1)(f) 0
20 0
21 1
22(1)(a)(i) 0
22(1)(a)(ii) 1
22(1)(a)(iii) 0
22(1)(b) 1
22(1)(c) 0
22(2) 0
22.1 0
22.2 0
22.3 0
23(a) 0
23(b) 0
24(a) 0
24(b) 0
25 3
26 484
27 9
28 8
2.3 Exclusions
Section Number of requests
69(1)(a) 0
69(1)(b) 0
69.1 0
70(1) 0
70(1)(a) 0
70(1)(b) 0
70(1)(c) 0
70(1)(d) 0
70(1)(e) 0
70(1)(f) 0
70.1 0
2.4 Format of information released
Disposition Paper Electronic Other formats
All disclosed 154 44 0
Disclosed in part 233 250 0
Total 387 294 0

2.5 Complexity

2.5.1. Relevant pages processed and disclosed
Disposition of requests Number of pages processed Number of pages disclosed Number of requests
All disclosed 17,561 16,946 203
Disclosed in part 415,284 239,061 478
All exempted 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0
Request abandoned 1,442 946 46
Neither confirmed nor denied 0 0 0
Total 434,287 256,953 727
2.5.2 Relevant pages processed and disclosed by size of requests
Disposition Less than 100
pages processed
101-500
pages processed
501-1000
pages processed
1001-5000
pages processed
More than 5000
pages processed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
All disclosed 176 1,978 17 3,971 6 3,988 4 7,009 0 0
Disclosed in part 186 7,143 148 38,519 63 45,687 77 136,642 4 11,070
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Request abandoned 43 44 2 710 1 192 0 0 0 0
Neither confirmed nor denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 405 9,165 167 43,200 70 49,867 81 143,651 4 11,070
2.5.3 Other Complexities
Disposition Consultation required Legal advice
sought
Interwoven information Other Total
All disclosed 7 6 0 0 13
Disclosed in part 31 3 0 0 34
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0
Request abandoned 1 2 0 0 3
Total 39 11 0 0 50

2.6 Deemed Refusals

2.6.1 Reasons for not meeting statutory deadline
Number of requests closed past the statutory deadline Principle reason
Workload External consultations Internal consultation Other
261 246 10 5 0
2.6.2 Number of days past deadline
Number of days past deadline Number of requests past deadline where no extension was taken Number of requests past deadline where an extension was taken Total
1 to 15 days 35 20 55
16 to 30 days 13 19 32
31 to 60 days 20 25 45
61 to 120 days 13 20 33
121 to 180 days 6 16 22
181 to 365 days 9 24 33
More than 365 days 23 18 41
Total 119 142 261
2.7 Requests for translation
Translation requests Accepted Refused Total
English to French 0 0 0
French to English 1 0 1
Total 1 0 1

Part 3 - Disclosures under subsection 8(2) and 8(5)

Disclosures under subsection 8(2) and 8(5)
Paragraph 8(2)(e) Paragraph 8(2)(m) Subsection 8(5) Total
5 1 0 6

Part 4 - Requests for correction of personal information and notations

Requests for correction of personal information and notations
Disposition for correction requests received Number
Notations attached 0
Requests for correction accepted 1
Total 1

Part 5 - Extensions

5.1 Reasons for extension and disposition of requests
Disposition of requests where an extension was taken 15(a)(i)
Interference with operations
15(a)(ii)
Consultations
15(b)
Translation or conversion
Section 70 Other
All disclosed 23 0 3 0
Disclosed in part 203 0 45 0
All exempted 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0
No records exist 3 0 0 0
Request abandoned 8 0 0 0
Total 237 0 48 0
5.2 Length of extensions
Length of extensions 15(a)(i)
Interference with operations
15(a)(ii)
Consultation
15(b)
Translation purposes
Section 70 Other
1 to 15 days 0 0 0 0
16 to 30 days 237 0 48 0
Total 237 0 48 0

Part 6 - Consultations received from other institutions and organizations

6.1 Consultations received from other Government of Canada institutions and other organizations
Consultations Other Government of Canada institutions Number of pages to review Other organizations Number of pages to review
Received during the reporting period 6 207 0 0
Outstanding from the previous reporting period 1 21 0 0
Total 7 226 0 0
Closed during the reporting period 7 226 0 0
Pending at the time of the reporting period 0 0 0 0
6.2 Recommendations and completion time for consultations received from other Government of Canada institutions
Recommendation Number of days required to complete consultation requests
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to 120
days
121 to 180
days
181 to 365
days
More than
365 days
Total
All disclosed 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Disclosed in part 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consult other institution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
6.3 Recommendations and completion time for consultations received from other organizations
Recommendation Number of days required to complete consultation reports
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to 120
days
121 to 180
days
181 to 365
days
More than
365 days
Total
All disclosed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disclosed in part 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All excludeds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consult other institution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Part 7 - Completion time of consultations on Cabinet confidences

7.1 Requests with Legal Services
Number of days required to complete consultation requests Fewer than 100
pages processed
101-500
pages processed
501-1000
pages processed
1001-5000
pages processed
More than 5000
pages processed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
1 to 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 to 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 to 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 to 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
121 to 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
181 to 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More than 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7.2 Requests with Privy Council Office
Number of days Fewer than 100
pages processed
101-500
pages processed
501-1000
pages processed
1001-5000
pages processed
More than 5000
pages processed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
Number of
requests
Pages
disclosed
1 to 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 to 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 to 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 to 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
121 to 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
181 to 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More than 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Part 8 - Complaints and investigation notices received

Complaints and investigations notices received
Section 31 Section 33 Section 35 Court action Total
2 0 0 0 2

Part 9 - Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)

Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
Number of PIA(s) completed 1

Part 10 - Resources related to the Privacy Act

10.1 Costs
Expenditures Amount
Salaries $1,602,504
Overtime $31,300
Goods and Services $352,284
-- Professional services contract: $217,853 N/A
-- Other: $134,431 N/A
Total $1,985,624
10.2 Human resources
Resources Person years dedicated to Privacy activities
Full-time employees 17.72
Part-time and casual employees 3.16
Regional staff 0.00
Consultants and agency personnel 0.71
Students 2.69
Total 24.28
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