Accessibility of the website of WGEA

The wgea.org website is subject to the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. Under the Act, public web services must be accessible. This means that the website must meet the A and AA level requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 criteria.

The wgea.org website was published before June 2018. This accessibility statement was drawn up on 10 August 2020. The accessibility of the website was assessed by the National Audit Office of Finland together with a technology provider and a third party.

Accessibility status of the wgea.org website

The website largely meets the critical accessibility requirements.

The website includes attachment files the accessibility of which is uncertain.

The website includes links to videos with no subtitles.

The website includes visualizations with no alt texts.

The website includes visualizations that do not meet contrast requirements.

The search function of the website is not accessible in all respects.

The filter of the Publications section on the website is not accessible in all respects.

All parts of the website cannot be used only by means of a keyboard.

The dynamic visualizations on the website are not accessible.

Outside the scope of the legislation

The website contains attachment files and videos published before 23 September 2018.

Development work

Work to develop the website is underway, and a revamped website will be published by 23 September 2020.

Feedback and contact information

Did you notice a problem related to accessibility on our website? Let us know about it, and we will do our best to fix it. You can give feedback on the website and its accessibility using this form(Opens in a new tab). You can also give us feedback by sending email to saavutettavuus@vtv.fi.

You are entitled, on reasonable grounds, to receive any information you need in order to clarify or execute your interests, rights or obligations in an accessible format. If you are not able to receive such information from our web service in an accessible format, you can make a request by email or form. We will respond to your request within 14 days. If the request relates to a large amount of content, we can extend the response time by a maximum of two weeks. We will notify you if the response time is extended. If we do not provide the information in an accessible format, we will issue a justified certificate of this for you in writing.

Supervisory authority

If you notice any problems related to accessibility on this website, please give feedback at first to us, i.e. the website administrator. Our response may take 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive or receive no response within two weeks, you can submit a notification to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. You can find information on how to submit a notification and how the matter will be processed on the Agency’s website saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi.

Contact information of the supervisory authority
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Oversight Unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus@avi.fi
Tel. +358 (0)295 016 000 (switchboard)