This accessibility statement applies to www.jamk.fi. The website is run by JAMK University of Applied Sciences. The accessibility statement was updated on 22 September, 2020.

The evaluation of www.jamk.fi was carried out by JAMK. The website was evaluated by an external expert (Annanpura Oy) in December 2018 and we have developed the usability and understandability of the www.jamk.fi website based on this evaluation. We monitor accessibility issues of the website with Siteimprove’s web accessibility tools continuously and do our best to fix any detected issues on the website and its content.

The website www.jamk.fi 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

www.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: Alternative text for image

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages with images that lack alternative text, the alternative text for the image is a filename or identical to the link text.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.1.1 Non-text Content

Perceivable: Info and relationships

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages on which html code is used to format content (for example, a bold tag), the form or input field has no description, or the element ID is not unique. There are also some pages in which form elements are not grouped, select box has no description or the local link destination does not exist.
  • Failure of success criterion: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships 

Perceivable: Time-based media

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are a few pages which contain an embedded video without a description or the videos have no captions.
  • Failure of success criteria: 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded), 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded)

Operable: Links and link texts

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages with image links that are missing alternative text. There are also link texts on some pages that are too generic in their current context (for example: ”Read more").
  • Failure of success criterion: 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)

Understandable: Select box description

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are a few pages that have an input field or select box (a drop-down menu or list box) that has no description.
  • Failure of success criterion: 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions

Robust: Element ID is not unique

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages with page element IDs that are also used for another element on the page. The page element ID should be unique.
  • Failure of success criterion: 4.1.1 Parsing

Robust: Description (select box, embedded videos)

  • Inaccessible content and deficiencies: There are some pages where iFrame has been used to embed videos but iFrame is missing a title. On a small number of pages, there is a select box that has no description of what the menu is for.
  • 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 www.jamk.fi which do not comply with the accessibility standard. Among them are some old documents scanned into PDF files which are not accessible with a screen reader. 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 www.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. 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 22 September, 2020)