What is accessibility?
Web accessibility is the capacity for accessing the Web and its contents by the highest possible number of individuals regardless of their browsing circumstances or disability.
By browsing circumstances we refer to the appliances, browsers, Internet connection speed, peripherals, browser or computer configuration and atmospheric conditions, etc. By disability, we refer to visual, auditory, motor or cognitive deficiencies.
Declaration of commitment
The website "www.norgestion.com" is firmly committed to its Web accessibility and wants its content to reach the highest possible number of users, regardless of any possible disability. Consequently, it uses the standard technologies laid down by the W3C and follows theWAI 1.0 Accessibility Guidelines. The use of web standards laid down by the W3C, such as XHTML Transitional 1.0 valid semantic marking and cascade style sheets for design make it possible to display the website correctly on various appliances and platforms as well as the correct printout of content. If you have any questions, suggestions or problems concerning the accessibility of this website, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
TheNORGESTION website meets the following requirements:
- Conformity with the "AA" level of the W3C WCAG 1.0
- It hereby declares that it complies with the Guidelines on Accessibility for Web 1.0 Content at Double-A level. The link points to an explanation of the levels of accessibility and the use of the icons.
- XHTML 1.0
- It hereby declares that the XHTML Strict language version 1.0 has been used correctly and its syntax is in accordance with the grammar of the said language. The link points to the W3C validator.
- It hereby declares that the syntax of the style sheets that have been used is correct. The link points to the W3C cascade style sheet validator.
Help for browsing
- Variable letter size
- The design of the pages on this website has used relative units, such as the size of the texts. The pages are displayed correctly at any resolution and users can vary the size of the text if they have the corresponding option available.
- Site map
- Users can access an index of the pages on the website via the site map.
- Browsing route
- Users will always be able to see the current section/subsection thanks to the browsing route that is displayed at the top of the page.
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Keyboard shortcuts. These make browsing easier and provide access to content using hotkeys. To start using these keys, depending on the user's operating system, the following key combinations must be used:
- Internet Explorer 4.0, Netscape:
- ALT + Keyboard hotkey
- Versions higher than Internet Explorer 5:
- ALT + Keyboard hotkey + ENTER
- Shift + Esc (to activate the shortcuts)
- CONTROL + Keyboard hotkey
- Firefox 3.0 or higher:
- Shift + ALT + Keyboard hotkey
- These are the hotkeys provided for this website:
- 0 Go to main menu
- 9 Go to content
- 1 Home
- 2 Site map
- 3 Location
- 4 Contact
- a Presentation
- b About us
- c Services
- d Publications
- e Observatory
- Go to content
- Users with text-only browsers or voice browsers (screen readers) can go directly to the browsing menu and the content of each page using the "Go to main menu" and"Go to content" links at the top of each page on this website or using the 0 and 9 hotkeys, respectively.
- The complex images include the longdesc attribute or an online description with a more extensive explanation of the image content. In view of the fact that not every browser interacts directly with the londesc tag, we have provided direct links to the long descriptions of the images using the [d] Link.
- Link Types (rel. links)
- To assist browsing with text-only browsers and screen readers, special links have been enabled. Browsers such as Netscape 6, Opera 7 and the Mozilla-based browser family have an additional browsing bar for using these links:
- index: Link to homepage.
- cont: Link to site map.
- help: Link to accessibility policy.
- copyright: Link to legal policy.
- up: Go to the start of content.