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Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement for VTTresearch.com and its mobile version has been published on 17.3.2020. The website has been built and evaluated by Exove. 

VTTresearch.com has been built to comply with WCAG 2.1 on its AA-level. We are constantly working to maintain the level of accessibility and comprehensibility in our content as well.

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessible content, it is possible that there are limitations for you on our website. We take our accessibility feedback seriously so that we can continue developing our services further accordingly.

Current compliance status

Video and audio content

On VTTresearch.com there is video and audio content from our previous site which doesn't have captions and/or text alternatives. We will caption our future video content starting from 23.9.2020 and aim to produce captions in our existing video content by the end of 2021.

The Success Criterion 1.2.4 Captions (Live) is also not met, since this criterion in particular is not included in the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. If video content of a live broadcast is published on VTTresearch.com, it will be captioned.

WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion which is currently not met

  • 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)
  • 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded)
  • 1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded)
  • 1.2.4 Captions (Live)
  • 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)
  • 1.3.1 Info and relationships
  • 2.4.3 Focus order
  • 2.4.7 Visible focus
  • 3.3.2 Labels and instructions
  • 4.1.1 Parsing
  • 4.1.2 Name, role, value

Accessibility feedback

We at VTT want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on VTTresearch.com and we will get back to you in two weeks.

Please contact us by emailing us at accessibility@vtt.fi.

Enforcement procedure

If you notice accessibility issues on this website, please let us at VTT know about it first. We will get back to you in 2 weeks. 

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland monitors compliance with accessibility legislation in Finland. If you are not content with our reply or receive no reply in the given time, please use the following contact information to lodge a complaint:

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Monitoring Unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus@avi.fi
Telephone operator 0295 016 000

VTT is striving for accessibility

We at VTT support universal human rights and perceive accessibility as a part of those rights. Responsibility is included in everything we do and how we do it. Developing our skills and excellence is one of VTT's highest priorities and we are constantly improving our skills and understanding in the field of accessibility as well. We want to treat our clients and everyone using our services equally and provide everyone with an excellent customer service experience.

This website has been published on 17.3.2020.