Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement of the study guide

This accessibility statement applies to https://studyguide.jamk.fi. The website is run by JAMK University of Applied Sciences. The accessibility statement was updated on 21 September, 2020.

The evaluation of studyguide.jamk.fi was carried out by JAMK. The website was published in 2013. It should be compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard by 23 September, 2020.

The extent of accessibility of the website

studyguide.jamk.fi is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Inaccessible content

Some parts of the website are not fully accessible.

Perceivable: Link identified by colour only

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: A link does not stand out except by colour, e.g. underline is missing. The service mainly has these kinds of links in breadcrumb trails and page footers.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.4.1 Using colours

Perceivable: HTML used to format content

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: Some pages have HTML formatting instead of using style sheets.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Title text missing

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: On some pages, the title is not in the right field.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Bold tag used to format text

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: The bold tag has been used to highlight text.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: No local link target

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: An anchor link created for a page leads nowhere, meaning that the link target no longer exists.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Element ID is not unique

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: An element ID on a page is also used for another element on the page.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Adjacent links used for a single target

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: Adjacent links, one with link text and one with link icon, point to the same target. These links should be combined into one link.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.1.1 Non-text content

Perceivable: Image has no correct match

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: An image does not have an alt text tag, which means that the image has only a decorative function on the page. At the same time, the image has mouse over text (title attribute).
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.1.1 Non-text content

Operable: Links and link texts

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages with image links that are missing alternative text. 
  • Failure of success criterion: 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)

Operable: Link text used to refer to multiple targets

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: A page has several identical link texts but the links take the user to different targets.
  • Failure of success criterion: 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)

Robust: No label for selection box

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: A dropdown menu has no label to inform the user of the purpose of the menu.
  • Failure of success criterion: 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

Robust: Description (selection box, embedded videos)

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages where iFrame has been used to embed videos or other content but iFrame is missing a title.
  • Failure of success criterion: 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

Robust: Input field has no description

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: A search field where you can enter text does not have a descriptive label.
  • Failure of success criterion: 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

PDF files

In addition to the issues listed above, there are some PDF files on studyguide.jamk.fi which do not comply with the accessibility standard. We will do our best to fix the issues with PDF files as soon as possible.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services.

Videos

There are some videos on studyguide.jamk.fi that have been published without captions or audio description before September 23, 2020. Our aim is to make sure that videos published after the transition period comply with the accessibility standard.

Video and audio content published on our website need to comply with the accessibility standard as of September 23, 2020. Old videos that are not accessible do not need to be removed from the website after the transition period and it is not required to make them accessible retroactively.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us by email at saavutettavuus(at)jamk.fi.

Supervisory authority

If you find that the accessibility requirements are not met at our website, please contact us first to report the issue. It may take up to 14 days for us to reply. If you are not satisfied with our answer or you fail to get an answer from us within 14 days, you can report the matter to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland (Finnish web site). You will find detailed information about how the matter is dealt with on the website of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.

Contact information for supervising authority

Accessibility supervision unit
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
saavutettavuus(at)avi.fi
Tel. (switchboard) +358 (0)295 016 000
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi

(Updated 21 September, 2020)