Information Technology Program is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Finnish law (306/2019) and EU regulations. 

This accessibility statement applies to

Compliance status 

This website is partially compliant with the accessibility standards, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible due to non-compliance with the legislation:

  • Not all images have a text alternative. (WCAG 2.1 Guideline 1.1.1)

  • Some of the text on the website does not meet the required contrast ratio of 3:1. An alternative is provided for increasing the contrast of the text through the accessibility menu. (WCAG 2.1 Guideline 1.4.3)

  • Problems with the meaningful sequence of elements on some pages when reading with assistive technologies. (WCAG Guideline 1.3.2)

  • Some text on the website is formatted as a header for visualisation purposes even though it is not the header of a paragraph (WCAG 2.1 Guideline 2.4.10)

We strive to improve the aforementioned accessibility issues as we update the website during the next six months. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on September 18, 2019. The statement has been prepared based on a self-assessment done by the Information Technology Program.

Feedback and contact information

If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact program manager Laura Kitinoja through email: laura.kitinoja(at) We are glad to provide any information in a way that is accessible to you. 

Enforcement procedure

If you notice accessibility issues on the website, please provide feedback through the email listed above. The response can take up to 14 days. If you are unsatisfied with the response, or you do not receive a response, you can contact the enforcement body, the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomen aluehallintavirasto). 

Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto
Saavutettavuuden valvonnan yksikkö
Email: saavutettavuus(at)
Phone:  0295 016 000

ACCESSIBILITY MENU makes available the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1). Users that require accessibility features are recommended to use the software to improve navigation on the website.

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

The accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page, or with the tab key. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.