Accessibility declaration

Everyone must be able to easily use and view the information at denhaag.nl. This also applies to the blind and visually impaired or people with another type of disability. An accessibility declaration indicates the extent to which a website fulfils targeted standards.

Scope of the declaration

This declaration applies to the website https://www.denhaag.nl.

Success criteria which are not yet met

Success criterion 2.4.6: Headings and labels (Level AA)

Cause

The label does not describe the input element in the form.

Consequence

Users with a functional impairment may not be able to (rapidly) understand the content.

Alternatives

None.

Measures

Use labels which correctly describe the input element.

Timeline

2nd quarter 2018.

Success criterion 4.1.1: Parsing (Level A)

Cause

An ID value is used for several elements.

Consequence

Assistive technologies may not accurately process content if the same ID attributes appear on the page.

Alternatives

None.

Measures

Use unique ID attributes.

Timeline

2nd quarter 2018.

Accessibility of documents

There are PDFs on the website which do not fully comply with the guidelines. We are currently working on a solution to make the most recent PDFs accessible.

Support for this declaration

Test results

  • 31-12-2017: Manual inspection by Accessibility.nl
  • Every 5 days the website is evaluated by the Siteimprove tool for Quality Assurance and Accessibility.

Controls to monitor compliance with the Web Guidelines

  • Automatic evaluation: we have our website evaluated every 5 working days by the Siteimprove tool for Quality Assurance and Accessibility. Any problems encountered will be sustainably resolved.
  • Internal control before publication: our editors evaluate all content for accessibility before publication.

Measures to promote accessibility

We have taken the following measurements to promote compliance with the Web Guidelines:

  • Work processes: application of the Web Guidelines is a regular element of the work processes of the site (editing, control, development).
  • Agreements and contracts: companies that carry out projects for our organisation are obliged to apply the Web Guidelines.
  • Knowledge and skills: our employees have the knowledge and skills to properly apply the Web Guidelines. The required work instructions are complete and up to date.
  • Software: our editors use special software to make information (text, image, video) more accessible.

Any problems with the accessibility of this website?

Please let us know if you experience an accessibility problem on our website, despite the measures we have already taken. 

Send an email to: webmaster@denhaag.nl

Describe the problem and the link to the page where the problem can be found.