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Accessibility statement for the website vaasa.fi

This accessibility statement applies to www.vaasa.fi and was prepared on 9 September 2019. The accessibility of this digital service has been assessed by Geniem.

Accessibility of the digital service

Fulfils the critical accessibility requirements

Non-accessible content in the digital service (according to WCAG criteria)

Noticeable

The contrast between the text in the image and the background

Unavailable content and a lack of accessibility

So-called main images may occasionally have text in the background, and the background of this text is not shaded to achieve a sufficient contrast value.

Accessibility requirements that are not being fulfilled

1.4.3. Contrast (minimum)

Reason why the requirement is not being fulfilled

Is not yet in accordance with the requirements.

Explain the reasons why you wish to point out a lack of accessibility. Also indicate a timetable for correcting the faults. How can the information / service be obtained in an alternative way?

The main images are illustrations only and do not contain any information that is not otherwise available on the website.

Third-party content: advertising

Content that is not available and a lack of accessibility.

Corporate advertising refers to content that has been produced by a third party. Images: May contain text where the contrast does not fulfil the requirements. Videos: Do not necessary contain captions.

Accessibility requirements that are not being fulfilled

1.2.4 Captions (for live streaming)
1.4.3 Contrast (minimum)
Reason for non-compliance

Is not yet in accordance with the requirements.

Explain the reasons why you wish to point out a lack of accessibility. Also indicate a timetable for correcting the faults. How can the information / service be obtained in an alternative way?

Content produced by a third party that is not financed or developed by the service provider. In terms of website content, corporate advertising is not essential to the user.

Accessibility of documents produced with office software

Content that is unavailable and a lack of accessibility

Attachments may have the following accessibility limitations: – The document may have been scanned – Alternative text descriptions in images and interactive form fields are missing – Fonts that allow characters to be extracted from the text may be missing – Reading order and document code structures are not specified – Navigation aids (links, bookmarks, headers, tab orders) may be missing – The language of the document may not have been set – Protection may be compromised by an auxiliary software application (such as a screen reader) – Form fields may not necessarily be interactive.

Accessibility requirements that are not being fulfilled

1.1.1 Non-text content
Reason for non-compliance

Is not yet in accordance with the requirements.

Explain the reasons why you wish to point out the limitations. Also indicate a timetable for correcting the faults. How can the information / service be obtained in an alternative way?

Documents can be requested through the contact information on the site.

Did you notice a lack of accessibility in our digital service? Let us know and we will do our best to fix it.

Provide accessibility feedback using this online form

Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility issues with the site, first provide feedback to us, i.e. the site administrator. The response can take 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the answer you have received or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can report it to the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto). The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland explains in detail how the notification can be made and how the matter is handled.

Contact details of the Authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Control Unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus(at)avi.fi
telephone switchboard 0295 016 000