Accessibility Statement

Accessibility of the and Websites

This accessibility statement describes how online services comply with the Finnish Act on the Provision of Digital Services 306/2019, describes any defects in the websites’ accessibility, and how you can provide us feedback on accessibility issues. The observations in this accessibility statement are based on a third-party assessment of whether the online service meets legal requirements.

This statement applies to the website of the City of Rauma and the following separate or campaign websites that have been published on the same platform:

The online services are run by the communication and marketing services of the City of Rauma. The technical developer of the websites is Valu Digital Oy. Accessibility is regularly evaluated with the SiteImprove tool.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use our digital services. Accessibility is always taken into consideration in the development of our digital services.

How Accessible are the Websites?

This online service largely meets the A and AA level accessibility criteria required by law (WCAG criteria 2.1). The online service has some shortcomings in accessibility, which are described in more detail below.

Detailed Information on Technical Accessibility

Our online service is not yet fully accessible. More details will be updated later.

Social Media Channels

The City of Rauma’s social media channels take accessibility into account to the extent possible for each channel. For example, efforts will be made to subtitle videos and provide alternative captions for images.

Preparation of the Accessibility Statement

This statement was issued on 14.1.2022. It is based on an assessment by an external expert organisation of whether the website meets the requirements of the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. In addition, the evaluation has been carried out by the city itself.

It was last updated on 18.6.2024.

Did you Notice any Accessibility Problems?

We are constantly striving to improve the accessibility of the online service. If you find any problems not listed on this page, please contact us so that we can do our best to address the issue. We aim to provide an answer within a week. The law requires service providers to respond within 14 days.

You can contact us by email or via Rauma feecback service.

Implementation Procedure

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland monitors the implementation of accessibility requirements. If you are not satisfied with the response you have received or you do not receive a response at all within two weeks, you can give feedback to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland provides detailed information on how to file a complaint and how the matter will be processed.

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Monitoring Unit
Accessibility Requirements online service (in Finnish and Swedish)
Telephone (switchboard) +358 295 016 000

Certain Content is Excluded From the Requirements

These online services contain videos that are not accessible. They do not have an audio description. Under the Finnish Act on the Provision of Digital Services 306/2019, video content published before 23 September 2020 need not be made accessible retroactively or taken down.

The digital services or websites that we provide an external link to are the sole responsibility of their service providers and their accessibility has been described in their own accessibility statements.