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Accessibility statement

Accessibility to
The Department of Biology at Lund University is behind this site. We want as many people as possible to use our website. On this website, we describe how complies with the Swedish Act on Access to Digital Public Service, any known accessibility issues and how to report deficiencies to us so that we can rectify them.

How accessible is the website? 

This website is partially compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations.

Non accessible content 

  • Certain documents covered by the Swedish accessibility regulations are not fully accessible 
  • Some pages have contrast problems
  • Some images have the same alt text
  • Some images have a too long alt text
  • Some images have the same alt text as the caption
  • Some images miss alt text
  • Some images do not have a descriptive alt text
  • Some images are composed of text
  • Some links are not clear where they lead or if they open new windows
  • Some pages have redundant links
  • Some text is very small
  • All abbreviations are not tagged as such
  • All heading structures are not correct and some are empty
  • There are noscript elements on some pages
  • Certain form labels are not correctly associated with a form control
  • Certain form controls lack a fieldset
  • Certain forms lack labels
  • The mobile menu contains empty links

As for known technical accessibility issues, our goal is to resolve these issues by the end of 2020, when the website has been updated to the next version of the Drupal web publishing system. Our goal is to resolve all known editorial accessibility issues when we upgrade the web publishing system.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are constantly striving to improve the accessibility of the website. If you experience any issues not described on this page, or if you believe we are not compliant with the law, please let us know by sending an email to Inger [dot] Ekstrom [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Enforcement procedure 

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you are not satisfied by the way we respond to your complaint, you can contact the agency.

Contact information for the Agency for Digital Government –

Performed tests of the site

We have performed a self-assessment (internal testing) of The most recent assessment was made on 8 July 2020. We used the browser extension WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool to conduct the evaluation.

Further information

The website was published in July 2014. The most recent accessibility review update was on 7 July 2020.

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