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Web accessibility declaration

The University of Girona has undertaken to make its websites accessible, in accordance with Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 and Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September.

This accessibility declaration applies to the https://www.udg.edu website

Compliance situation

This website complies in part with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September, owing to exceptions and/or lack of conformity of the aspects stated below.

Non-accessible content

The content detailed below is not accessible for the following reasons:

  • Lack of conformity with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September.
    • There may be occasional editing errors in a webpage both in HTML contents and in final documents.
    • Some links have no description, text or destination.
    • There are images without alternative description or with little contrast between foreground and background colours.
    • There are forms without the correct format.
    • Some tables do not have a heading row.
    • The multimedia content may completely satisfy all the accessibility requirements.
  • Disproportionate load.
    • Not applicable.
  • The content does fall under the area of legislation that applies.
    • There may be office files or web forms that do not completely satisfy the accessibility requirements, despite the efforts made to ensure that most do.

Preparation of the accessibility declaration

This declaration was prepared on 23 September 2020. The method used for preparing the declaration was a self-assessment carried out by the same body. The declaration was last revised on 23 October 2020.

Presentation of suggestions, complaints or claims

Anyone may request compliance with accessibility requirements by emailing to inclusio@udg.edu , or phoning 972 41 96 47.

Accessible-information applications and complaints may be submitted writing to the body's Documents Register, care of Plaça Sant Domènec, 3, Edifici Les Àligues, 17004 – Girona, or emailing to its e-Headquarters .

In the event of a disagreement with the response to accessible-information application or complaint lodged, the person concerned may commence a claim by writing to the body's Documents Register, care of Plaça Sant Domènec, 3, Edifici Les Àligues, 17004 – Girona, or by emailing to its e-Headquarters . This claim procedure (as provided for in Article 13 of RD 1112/2018) will come into force on 20 September 2020.

The communications made for the reasons stated in this section will be attended to by the inclusion area, as responsible for the body's web accessibility.

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information in a different format, please contact us by emailing to inclusio@udg.edu , stating:

  • The content's URL
  • Your name and email
  • The format you need the information in

Supplementary information

The University of Girona is working to comply with accessibility requirements to the utmost degree to facilitate the universal access for everyone who consults it, irrespective of their physical, sensory or learning capacities, and the systems or resources used (browser, device, connection speed, etc.)

Under the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016, public-sector websites and mobile apps have to be accessible, an accessibility that has to be achieved in accordance with the rule UNE - IN 301 549:2019, on accessibility requirements for ICT products and services. This rule bases mainly in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in August 2018.

It is the University of Girona’s intention to comply fully with the web accessibility guidelines. The European regulations require level AA compliance from public sector organisations.

This website has been tested and is optimised for HTML5-compatible browsers and manufacturer-accepted versions. Use of different browsers or versions not accepted by the manufacturers may not enable a correct display or availability of documents or other functions. Updates or browsers can be obtain from the browser providers’ webpages.

On the other hand, for the correct functioning of the website, the browser will have to enable the use of JavaScript and cookies (see the Cookies policy section).

Given the large number of documents put at the website's disposal, there may contents that do not meet the requisite accessibility guidelines. We are happy to receive any suggestions or comments through the channels stated in the “Presenting suggestions, complaints or claims” section.

Resources that may help to improve content accessibility from your device: AbilityNet - My computer my way , Additional information on how to customise our website appearance

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