Accessibility statement

This accessibility policy concerns the www.treasuryfinland.fi website and was drafted on 7 November 2019. The accessibility of the website was analysed by Avaava Oy.

State of accessibility of the digital service

Our website fulfils critical accessibility success criteria. Below is a list of the accessibility shortcomings detected. Problems were detected with embedded statistics and PDF files, in particular.

We are constantly working on improving accessibility. Please contact the State Treasury if you have any questions. Our contact details are available at https://www.treasuryfinland.fi/contact-information/.

Grounds for non-compliance

Unreasonable burden. We are constantly working on improving accessibility and repairing the shortcomings. The target schedule for the repairs is spring 2020.

Non-accessible content in the digital service (according to WCAG criteria)

1. Perceivable

1.1. The colour scheme of the website does not meet contrast criteria in all areas

On some pages text is placed on top of images. Bar graphs are only distinguishable by colour.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
1.4.1 Use of Colour
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast

1.2. The functionality of the navigation menus and buttons is insufficient for the screen reader

The navigation menu at the top of the page cannot be perceived with all screen readers. Some buttons are invisible to all or some screen readers.

Heading-level hierarchy may still be insufficient.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
1.3.1 Info and Relationships

1.4. Insufficient reflow

The statistics are not enlarged if the user zooms in using the browser.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
1.4.10 Reflow

2. Operable

2.1. The focus indicator of the keyboard is not visible enough

The style of the keyboard focus indicator is the default browser style. In many places, e.g. around a dark button, the focus indicator is not sufficient to indicate the location of the indicator.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)

2.2. There are shortcomings in keyboard usage

The keyboard cannot be used to access menus on statistics pages or social media links. In addition to this, the statistics may trap users who are using the keyboard to navigate.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
2.1.1 Keyboard
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap

2.3 Link headings are not descriptive enough

The headings of some links do not function out of context, e.g. ‘Read more here.’ These general link headings come from the website’s automatic settings depending on the contect type.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
2.4.7 Focus Visible

3. Understandable

3.1. Central government finances and debt management terminology

The website uses terminology related to central government finances and debt management, which may be unfamiliar to some users.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
3.1.3 Unusual Words

3.2. The instructions in fields on forms are insufficient

The search functions do not guide the user well enough.

Accessibility criteria that are not met
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions
3.3.3 Error Suggestion

4. Reliable operation

4.1. Material provided by other parties

The State Treasury is not responsible for the content of material provided by other parties presented as part of the State Treasury’s website. Content like this refers to statistics generated with Microsoft PowerBI products and credit rating reports issued by credit rating agencies in PDF format. You can request more information on statistics and credit ratings at the State Treasury over the telephone or via e-mail. Our contact details are available at https://www.treasuryfinland.fi/contact-information/.

Feedback and reporting on shortcomings in accessibility

You can provide feedback on the accessibility of the website via e-mail to communication(at)statetreasury.fi.

Supervisory authority

If you observe any issues with accessibility on the site, please provide feedback to us, i.e. the website administrator, first. Please allow 14 days for our response. If you are unhappy with the response given, or you are not given a response at all in the space of two weeks, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland website details how the complaint can be filed and how the matter will be processed.

Contact details for the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Unit for monitoring accessibility (Saavutettavuuden valvonnan yksikkö)
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus(at)avi.fi
telephone number exchange +358 (0) 295 016 000

, Updated 20.2.2020 at 11:11