Web accessibility means making sure that everyone, including persons with disabilities, can access information on the internet.
Accessibility is essential to persons with disabilities but useful to everyone. For instance, having a good colour contrast ratio between text and background is essential to people with some visual impairments, but it also makes the text more readable under different lighting conditions such as sunlight and glare.
The Parliament is committed to making its websites accessible by complying with the European standard EN 301 549 v3.2.1. This standard closely follows the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA.
This accessibility statement applies to content published on the domain https://elections.europa.eu/.
This website is fully compliant with the European standard EN 301 549 v3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA.
You should be able to:
- zoom in up to 400% on the website without problems
- navigate the website using only a keyboard
- navigate the website using assistive technology like a screen reader or a magnifier
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 28 July 2023.
This statement is based on an in-depth accessibility assessment that covered all the web pages of the website.
How we test this website
We periodically perform in-depth accessibility assessments that include manual, automated, and screen reader tests by accessibility experts. Apart from this, we continuously monitor the accessibility of the website and perform specific tests before adding new content or functionalities.
Feedback and contact information
Reporting your experience will help us to further improve the accessibility of our website.
Please let us know if you encounter any problems, if you need access to inaccessible information or if you find any of our features particularly useful. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
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