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Accessibility statement

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland aim to ensure that the website meets the requirements for accessibility as described in the Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019).

This accessibility statement concerns the website asyluminfinland.info.

Fulfilment of requirements

asyluminfinland.info partly meets the requirements of the Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019). Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations is mentioned below under Non-accessible content.

Non-accessible content

The website has been the subject of an accessibility evaluation. It was performed by Eficode Ltd in spring 2021 at the request of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The deficiencies and areas for development have been corrected or are currently in the process of being corrected.

A list of non-accessible content has been compiled, and as corrections are made, the list will be updated on this page as promptly as possible.

Deficiencies may currently exist in the accessibility of the website. If you need an accessible version of certain content before the website updates take effect, please make contact using the information provided below, under “Feedback and contact information.”

Accessibility deficiencies and areas for development include the following:

  • thumbnail images on the frontpage have alternative text that is not a description of the image but the title of the post
  • some photographs and illustrations lack alternative texts
  • some content subheadings can not be programmatically determined (bold text instead of html-headings)
  • some pdf links are not properly indicated

Videos published prior to September 23, 2020 are not subject to the requirements in the Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019).

About this accessibility statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on October 21, 2021.

It was compiled based on an expert analysis carried out by Eficode Ltd in spring 2021 at the request of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The identified shortcomings and issues have been fixed or will be fixed if possible as described above.

Feedback and contact information

If you notice any accessibility concerns, please let us know and we will try to correct the issue as soon as possible.

Get in touch by email: kirjaamo.um@formin.fi

Please be sure to mention that your feedback pertains to asyluminfinland.info, and tell us which page or article you are referring to.

Implementation procedure

If you notice any accessibility issues on the site, please send feedback to the site administrator. Please note that the reply may take up to 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the reply, or if you do not receive any response within two weeks, please send feedback to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. See the Agency’s website saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi (available in Finnish and Swedish) for a description of how a complaint can be filed and how the matter will be handled.

Contact information of supervisory authority

Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto, Saavutettavuuden valvonnan yksikkö
(Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland, Supervisory Unit for Accessibility)

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