The Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes (AMEUP) aims and, as a public sector body, is obliged to ensure the accessibility of its websites in accordance with the Act on the Accessibility of Websites and Programming Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies of the Republic of Croatia of 23 September 2019 transposing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies.

This Accessibility Statement applies to the website of the AMEUP www.euraxess.hr.

The website www.euraxess.hr. continuously works on improving the use of the site with the aim of becoming more accessible to persons with fewer opportunities, in the firm belief that every person has the right to a dignified, equal and independent life.

The AMEUP continuously improves user experience by applying relevant accessibility standards according to the Web Content Accessibility Guidance and Standardisation (WCAG 2.1) of the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a network that addresses network technologies standardisation.

 

Degree of compliance

The website www.euraxess.hr complies to the maximum possible extent with the Act on the Accessibility of Websites and Programming Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies. Most of the requirements of the European standard EN 301 549 V1.1.2 (2015-04) have been fulfilled, with some exceptions.

Accessibility of the website www.euraxess.hr

- the web page was performed in a responsive manner (content representation is customized to the screen resolution)

- there is a link to skip navigation and quickly switch to main content at the beginning of the page for mouse-free navigation (Switch to Master Content)

- the pages have hierarchically structured content (H1>H2>H3 etc.)

- there is a menu with additional accessibility options (black letters on white background, white letters on black background, decrease and increase of the font size on the page, display with a font adapted to people with dyslexia)

- for mouse-free navigation, the focus elements are specially visually marked

- links have “title” tag

- pictures have “alt” tag

 

Non-accessible content

- YouTube video insertion service is used to display video content.

Iframe method is used to display such video content, which shows the content of the youtube.com page on the mentioned web page that does not have the same level of accessibility customization. Some video content has no text subtitles.

- Google maps is used to display an interactive folder. Iframe method is used to display such folders, which shows the content of the maps.google.com page on the mentioned web page that does not have the same level of accessibility customization.

- at the bottom of the page are links to page sharing on Facebook social network and Twitter service. These links are displayed using the iframe method which shows the content of other web pages that do not have the same level of accessibility customization.

- individual PDF files created by scanning printed documents

- in accordance with Article 3 of the Act on the Accessibility of Websites and Programming Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies, PDF files published before 23 September 2018 AMEUP qualifies as archive and exempts from the compliance with the Act.

 

Increasing the level of accessibility

The AMEUP will implement corrective actions to address the problem of inaccessible content of its website to the maximum possible extent and continue to apply the relevant website accessibility standards in line with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendations.

Furthermore, in cooperation with the State School for Public Administration and experts on the ICT use in the everyday life of persons with fewer opportunities, they train their employees to create, manage and maintain the content of websites for mobile devices in accordance with the Act on the Accessibility.

 

Accessibility testing method

This Statement was updated on 30 November 2021 in accordance with the model accessibility statement in accordance with Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies, established by Commission Implementing Decision 2018 /1523 on 11 October 2018.

For the preparation of this Statement the following self-assessment method and the accessibility testing method were used: 'axe DevTools - Web Accessibility Testing' and 'WAVE® Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool'.

 

Feedback and contact information

All inquiries related to the accessibility of the website www.euraxess.hr can be submitted by the users to the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes.

Tel: +385 (0)1 5556 498

Fax: +385 (0)1 5005 699

e-mail: info@mobilnost.hr

Frankopanska 26, HR - 10000 Zagreb

 

Inspection

The body responsible for monitoring the compliance of websites and software solutions for mobile devices of public sector bodies with accessibility requirements and inspection of the implementation of the Act on the Accessibility is the Information Commissioner of the Republic of Croatia.

In case of unsatisfactory responses to a notification or a request for feedback on the accessibility of these websites, users may contact the Information Commissioner by telephone +385 1 4609 041 or by e-mail: pristupacnost@pristupinfo.hr.