The website is subject to the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. Under the Act, public online services must be accessible, i.e. everyone must have equal opportunities to access to online services.
This is the accessibility statement of the Office of the President of the Republic and it concerns the website presidentti.fi.
The statement was prepared on 22 September 2020 and updated on 14 January 2021. The accessibility of the website was assessed in September 2020 by the Office of the President of the Republic in cooperation with the technical supplier of the website.
Accessibility status of the website presidentti.fi
The website presidentti.fi partly meets the Level A and Level AA requirements outlined in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. The Act on the Provision of Digital Services obliges providers of online services to meet all of the Level A and Level AA accessibility criteria.
Accessibility deficiencies and their correction
Our website has inaccessible content, which is constantly being developed to be made accessible.
Deficiencies have been identified in the following elements:
- Label layer hierarchy
- Text alternatives for some images
- Individual pdf files
- A few third-party services, such as the date element of the events calendar search form and some of picture gallery functions
Development of the technical accessibility of our website is ongoing. For the most significant content pages, we aim to correct content deficiencies as soon as possible.
The website has content to which the legal requirements do not apply. Such content includes, for example, videos published before 23 September 2020 that are not subtitled.
Feedback and contact information
We welcome comments and improvement suggestions on the accessibility of the website. Please send your feedback by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to feedback within 14 days.
If the information you need is not in an accessible format on our website, you may send us a request by e-mail to email@example.com. We will respond to your enquiry within 14 days. If the request concerns extensive content, we may extend the response time by up to two weeks.
Contact information of the supervisory authority
If you notice accessibility problems on our website and you are not satisfied with our response, you can file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland monitors compliance with accessibility requirements in Finland. Instructions on how to file a complaint and how your complaint will be processed can be found on the website.
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Supervision Unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi (in Finnish and English only)
tel. (switchboard) +358 295 016 000