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. 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:

  • Website search function
  • Label layer hierarchy
  • Link contrast and text alternatives
  • Website use with keyboard
  • Text alternatives for images, and image gallery functions
  • Label, link and date styles
  • Video service link and text contrasts
  • Structures and naming of template landmarks
  • News section page labels
  • Individual pdf files

We have started development of the technical accessibility of our website, and the goal is to correct accessibility issues by the end of 2020.

For the most significant content pages, we aim to correct content deficiencies by the end of 2020. The website also has extensive article-type content entities equivalent to an archive. The content accessibility of these entities will be developed during 2021.

Feedback and contact information

We welcome comments and improvement suggestions on the accessibility of the website. Please send your feedback by email to kirjaamo@tpk.fi. 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 kirjaamo@tpk.fi. 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)
saavutettavuus@avi.fi
tel. (switchboard) +358 295 016 000