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Accessibility Statement for GUDC-EU

GUDC-EU is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

GUDC-EU takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of GUDC-EUs Webpage:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Include people with disabilities in our design personas.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. GUDC-EU is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA . Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard

Additional accessibility considerations

Although our goal is WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, we have also applied some Level AAA Success Criteria: Images of text are only used for decorative purposes. Re-authentication after a session expires does not cause loss of data.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of GUDC-EUs webpage. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on GUDC-EUs webpage:

We try to respond to feedback within 5 business days.

Compatibility with browsers

GUDC-EUs webpage is not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 3 major versions or Mobile operating systems older than 5 years
  • Does not fully support Internet Explorer 11 (IE11)
  • Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)

Technical specifications

Accessibility of GUDC-EUs webpage relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

The development of our webpage

GUDC-EUs webpage has been developed by Fossekall Teknologi AS. Their developers have the certification, Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), and are dedicated to creating accessible solutions that are adhering to international accessibility standards.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Global Universal Design Commission Europe AS

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 5 business days, and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint to the national authority, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you.