How accessible is the website?
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible. See the section on non-accessible content below for more information.
What to do if you can’t access parts of this website?
If you need content from this website that is not accessible for you, but is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations as described below, please contact us:
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or if we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know about the problem.
The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint about web accessibility or your request to make content accessible, submit a complaint to the Agency for Digital Government.
You can also submit a complaint to Digg if you think that our assessment of what constitutes a disproportionate burden should be reviewed, if you think that our accessibility statement is inadequate, or it you think that your request for excluded content in an accessible format has not been handled correctly.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
This website is partially compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content described below is, in one way or another, not fully accessible.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- Buttons and videos are not accessible with the keyboard, making it difficult for users with assistive devices to use parts of the website.
- The contrast between texts, icons, and background are sometimes to low. This also applies to the contrast between texts in images and in videos.
- Links, error messages, and other important elements might be hard to detect since they are only marked by different colors.
- Some videos doesn’t have a voice telling what’s happening.
- If you turn the mobile screen to landscape mode, texts and features become hard to read and use.
- When the user enters the wrong email format in a field, they are not informed of what went wrong.
- Lists are not always marked, which complicates navigation.
- If the user zooms in on the entire website or the text, the contrast may become low, and information and features disappear on both mobile and computer.
- When users click on a link, they don’t always know where the link will take them.
- Automatic filling of information, such as name or email, in forms doesn’t work.
- Fields in forms lack labels, which can make it hard for the user to know what to enter in the fields.
- New pages might unexpectedly open in dropdown menus or if the user tries to view more links in a link list.
- The animation on the homepage can’t be paused, this can be challenging if the user needs more time to read the information.
- When navigating without a mouse, it’s not always clear where the focus is on the page.
- The ’Skip to content’ shortcut doesn’t work as expected.
- Documents on the website are not accessible.
Problems for users with screen readers
- Screen reader users might not realize that some fields in forms are required.
- Some images and icons that should be hidden are being read aloud by screen readers.
- Some images are missing descriptions, leading to loss of information.
- Important messages are not always read aloud to screen reader users, causing loss of information.
- The website’s different sections do not have enough mark up to help with navigation using a screen reader.
- Sometimes text only look like headings but are not marked as headings, which makes navigation with a screen reader difficult.
- Text in languages other than Swedish may be hard to understand for screen reader users, because they are read with the wrong language.
- Security checks in forms to stop spam are hard to understand using a screen reader, and they are not available in Swedish.
- Texts and diagrams that are only in images are not read aloud by screen readers.
- Tables can be hard to understand because the headings and text are sometimes read in a confusing order.
- Screen reader users might not know which subpage of the website they are on when navigating in the menu.
- Users might not know if expandable buttons, like a menu button, are open or closed.
- Buttons and icons might be incorrectly described or not described at all.
- Some features on the English page are explained in Swedish to screen readers, which could be confusing.
How we tested this website
WCAG Networks has conducted an independent audit of swedac.se in English.
The last assessment was made on October 26, 2023.
The statement was last updated on November 6, 2023.