Accessibility Statement for Fairdata Qvain Light

This is an accessibility statement for the Fairdata Qvain Light tool (etsin.fairdata.fi/qvain). The accessibility requirements for the Fairdata Qvain Light tool are based on the Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019).

Measures to support accessibility

CSC – IT Center for Science takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the Fairdata Qvain Light tool:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.

Accessibility status of the website

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. Based on self-assessment, Qvain Light tool 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.

Inaccessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the Fairdata Qvain Light tool, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the Fairdata Qvain Light tool:

  • 3.3.2 labels or instructions: The form label of dataset language is not associated with a form control. We are working on to solve this issue.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Fairdata Qvain Light is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • The latest version of the Chrome browser with assistive technology VoiceOver on the latest version of the macOS X operating system
  • The  latest version of the Safari browser with assistive technology VoiceOver on the latest version of the macOS X operating system
  • The  latest version of the Chrome browser with assistive technology NVDA on the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Fairdata Qvain Light 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
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • WAI-ARIA

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

Next steps for improving the accessibility

Next steps for improving the accessibility in the Fairdata Qvain Light tool will be to review all known deficiencies and determine how, or whether, they can be resolved in a reasonable manner, giving priority to issues according to known or greatest likely impact to users.

Accessibility Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Fairdata Qvain Light tool. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on the Fairdata Qvain Light tool:

Supervisory authority

If you encounter any problems with accessibility on the website, first send your feedback to us, the website administrator. We will respond to your feedback within 14 days.

If you are not satisfied with the response you have received from us, or if our response does not arrive within 14 days, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.
https://www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi/oikeutesi/ilmoita-ongelmasta-saavutettavuudessa/

Contact details of the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility monitoring unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus@avi.fi
Phone (switchboard): +358 (0)295 016 000

Release and update information

This accessibility statement was originally published on 22 September 2020 and last updated on 22 September 2020.

The Fairdata Qvain Light tool was originally launched 12 August 2019.