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Accessibility Statement

The Cancer Society of Finland aims to ensure the accessibility of its online services in accordance with the Act on the Provision of Digital Services 306/2019.

This accessibility statement concerns the CSF’s website cancersociety.fi

Accessibility status

The cancersociety.fi website partially meets the requirements of level 2.1 AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Non-compliances and exceptions to the requirements are listed below.

Non-accessible content

An accessibility assessment was carried out by a third party in September 2020. The shortcomings and areas for improvement identified in the assessment are currently being fixed.

The following content is not accessible under the Act on the Provision of Digital Services 306/2019.

  • The following shortcomings were found on the website (non-compliance in brackets):
  • The tables are used in the layout so that in addition to the contents of the cell, the user is read the row and column. (1.3.1)
  • There are contrast shortcomings with the blog texts and in some of the form fields. (1.4.1, 1.4.3, 1.4.11)
  • The links do not always correspond to the content of the page to which the links lead. (2.4.4)
  • The selected menu item is unclear when using a screen reader. (1.3.1)
  • The title of the search results page states the name of the first search results incorrectly. (2.4.2)
  • The infographics on the site are not provided in an accessible format. (1.1.1, 1.4.5)
  • The membership form does not work properly with the keyboard. (2.1.1)
  • On the membership form, the submit button is inactive if the required fields are left blank. (1.3.1, 3.3.1)
  • When filtering events, the focus may shift to the wrong place. (2.4.3)
  • When using the mobile screen reader, the second level of the menu does not open. (2.1.1)
  • There are occasional gaps in the heading level labels. (1.3.1)
  • Instructions related to the fields come after the fields. (1.3.1, 3.3.2)

In addition, some links do not work with the Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) screen reader in Chrome unless the user switches to the screen reader form mode at the link. With Firefox, the links work.

The service contains PDF documents published before 23 September 2018, which are not fully accessible. According to the law, such PDFs published before 23 September 2018 do not have to be made accessible retrospectively.

The service contains videos published before 23 September 2018, which are not fully accessible. According to the law, such videos published before 23 September 2018 do not have to be made accessible retrospectively.

Some of the above shortcomings will be fixed during 2020.

The accessibility statement will be supplemented as soon as the detected shortcomings have been fixed.

Website users can request the content in an accessible format by e-mail from tiedotus@cancer.fi.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was last drawn up on 22.9.2020.

The statement is based on an assessment carried out by an external specialist organisation on whether the website meets the requirements of the Act on the Provision of Digital Services 306/2019.

This statement was last checked on 23.9.2020.

Feedback and contact information

Did you notice anything wrong in terms of accessibility? You can let us know and send any accessibility-related feedback to tiedotus@cancer.fi.

The Cancer Society of Finland is responsible for dealing with accessibility and feedback concerning the cancersociety.fi website.

In accordance with the law, the Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency is the supervisory authority that monitors compliance with prescribed obligations and requirements.

Implementation procedure

If you notice accessibility problems with the website, first send feedback to the site administrator. The answer may take up to 14 days to be issued. If you are not satisfied with the answer you have received or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can send feedback to the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland.

Contact details of the supervisory authority

Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency

Accessibility Control Unit

www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi (in Finnish)

saavuttavuus@avi.fi

Tel. 0295 016 000