Accessibility statement – Aalto Electronic Laboratory Notebook
The site´s current accessibility standard is WCAG 2.1, level AA. Aalto University's IT Services’ objective is to maintain a website that is technically accessible and understandable in terms of its contents and that is clear and easy to use for all types of users.
The requirements of the Directive have been taken into account in the development of the website, and the work continues. Aalto University IT Services is committed to observing accessibility standards. The following measures are implemented in order to achieve this goal:
accessibility is part of our mission statement,
accessibility has been taken into account in the university practices,
a member of staff has been appointed to be responsible for accessibility at the university.
The Aalto Electronic Laboratory Notebook largely meets the requirements for accessibility. Release eLabFTW 4.0.0, launched on 14.05.2021, had a great number of accessibility improvements (based on WCAG 2.1 guidelines):
Increased the minimum height of the editor in Chrome
Increased z-index of autocomplete to show it in full-screen mode
Improved Lighthouse score (performance and accessibility)
However, the website requires further improvements, however, in the following areas:
Incompatibility with browsers older than 3 major versions and mobile operating systems older than 5 years.
If you notice any deficiencies regarding the accessibility of the site, you can provide feedback to:
We will respond to your feedback within two weeks, at the latest.
We are actively working to address the accessibility issues that have been identified.
If you encounter any problems with accessibility on the website, first send your feedback to us, the website administrator. We will respond to your feedback within 14 days.
If you are not satisfied with the response you have received from us, or if our response does not arrive within 14 days, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.
Contact details of the supervisory authority
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility monitoring unit
Phone (switchboard): +358 (0)295 016 000
Release and update information
This accessibility statement was published on 21.09.2021 and last updated on 26.04.2022.