Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement concerns the arkisto.fi website. The National Archives of Finland is responsible for the accessibility of the arkisto.fi website in accordance with the Act on the Provision of Digital Services (in Finnish).

The website opened in 2017. This accessibility statement was released on 23 March 2020.

State of accessibility

The website mainly fulfils the requirements of levels A and AA set out in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

Non-accessible content

Files

The website contains files released before 23 September 2018 that do not fulfil the accessibility requirements. The Act on the Provision of Digital Services does not require files released before 23 September 2018 to be accessible, except if the files you are looking for are essential to you.

The website contains certain files released after the deadline that do not fulfil the accessibility requirements. You can request these files in accessible format by emailing kirjaamo@arkisto.fi.

Forms

The website’s feedback form and subscription forms for newsletters of the National Archives of Finland do not fulfil the accessibility requirements. The form fields do not include name labels, which makes it more difficult to complete the fields using a screen reader. You can give feedback on the website or subscribe to newsletters by emailing kirjaamo@arkisto.fi.

Videos

The website contains videos released before 23 September 2020 that do not include subtitles. The Act on the Provision of Digital Services does not require subtitles for videos released before 23 September 2020.

Other online services

The website contains links to other online services maintained by the National Archives of Finland that do not fully fulfil the accessibility requirements. Feedback on the accessibility of other online services of the National Archives of Finland can be sent by emailing kirjaamo@arkisto.fi.

Feedback and contact details

You can help us to improve the accessibility of our website. If you noticed any defects in our website, please send us feedback by emailing kirjaamo@arkisto.fi. We will do our best to fix any defects, and we will respond to feedback within two weeks.

If you are not satisfied with our response or you do not receive a response within two weeks, contact the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland (in Finnish). Its website offers information about how you can file a complaint and how it will be processed.

Contact details of the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland

Supervisory unit for accessibility

www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi 
saavutettavuus@avi.fi
Switchboard: +358 295 016 000