Accessibility Declaration

Declaration on accessibility

The Federal Ministry of the Interior strives to make its websites accessible in accordance with the Web Accessibility Act (WZG) as amended   to implement Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on barrier-free access to the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies   (ABI. L 327, 2.12.2016, p. 1).

This accessibility statement applies to the website www.check-at.gv.at.

Status of compatibility with the requirements

This website is partially compliant with compliance level AA of the “Web Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1   " or with the applicable European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08) due to the following incompatibilities and exceptions.

Non-accessible contents

The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons:

a) Incompatibility with accessibility regulations

The website has no access keys. This means that WCAG success criterion 2.4.1 (bypass blocks) is not met.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 27 July 2021.

The assessment of the website’s compliance with the Web Accessibility Act (WZG) for the implementation of the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 took the form of a self-test according to WCAG 2.0 in compliance level AA in July 2021. The home page was checked. New content is regularly reviewed.

Feedback and contact details

The offers and services on this website are constantly being improved, exchanged and expanded. At the same time, usability and accessibility are of great concern to us.

Should you notice barriers that prevent you from using our website – problems not described in this statement, deficiencies in accessibility compliance – please let us know by email.

We will review your request and contact you as soon as possible.

Please send all messages and suggestions to  kontakt@check-at.at . Please describe the problem and provide us with the URL(s) of the affected website.

Enforcement proceedings

Should you not receive a satisfactory answer from the above contact option, you can contact the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) to register a complaint. The FFG accepts complaints electronically via the contact form.

These complaints are examined by the FFG to determine whether they relate to violations of the requirements of the Web Accessibility Act (WZG), in particular, deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements, by the federal government or an institution attributable thereto.

If the complaint is justified, the FFG must issue recommendations for action to the federal government or the legal entities concerned, and propose measures to remedy the existing deficiencies.

Optional contents: Additional information

The website www.check-at.gv.at was created in the first half of 2021.

CHECK-AT.at makes every effort to ensure that its internet services are as barrier-free as possible. In doing so, we have been following the WCAG 2.0 guidelines for accessible content since 2008 in accordance with the national legislation “E-Government Act 2004” and the applicable relevant anti-discrimination provisions. WCAG 2.0.

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