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The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna strives to make its websites accessible to all users pursuant to the Web Accessibility Act (Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz, WZG) to implement Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (Official Journal L 327 of 2 December 2016, page 1).

This statement is valid for the information area Entrepreneurial Vetmed.

State of compatibility with the requirements

Due to the following incompatibilities and exceptions, this website is only partly compatible with accessibility level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1. respectively with the applicable European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08).

Not fully accessible contents

The success criteria listed below are not fully met:

Success criterion 1.1.1 Non-text content:
No text alternatives to the logo “Entrepreneurial Vetmed”, which leads to the home page of the current area, and to the Vetmed logo, which leads to the University’s home page.

Success criterion 1.3.1 Info and Relationships:
No label at the search field.

Errors in the HTML and CSS validation as well as the success criteria not met will be rectified as quickly as possible within the limits of available resources.

Outlining of this Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement was first outlined on february 25, 2020.

This website was made compatible with the WZG to implement the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 by using the tool Accessibility Checker (AC) and the W3C-CSS validation service.

Feedback and contact

In case you notice barriers that hinder you from using our website or shortcomings regarding compliance with the accessibility requirements, we ask you to inform us via our contact form.
We will immediately take care of your request and contact you as quickly as possible.

Enforcement procedure

If the answer via the above-mentioned way to contact us is not satisfying, you can lodge a complaint at the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH, FFG). Complaints can be sent electronically to the FFG: contact form for complaints on digital accessibility.

The FFG will investigate if such complaints refer to violations of the regulations of the Web Accessibility Act, especially shortcomings regarding compliance with the accessibility requirements, by the Federal Government or an organisation that can be allocated to it.

In case such a complaint is justified, the FFG is obliged to make recommendations for actions to the respective legal entities and suggest measures to remedy the shortcomings.
For further information on the complaint procedure, please see Complaints office of the FFG.