Accessibility

Accessibility statement

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September on accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices in the public sector.

The present statement of accessibility applies to the website upc.edu. The subdomains of this website will have their own accessibility statements.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the RD 1112/2018 due to the exceptions and the lack of conformity of the following areas.

Non-accessible content

The content presented below is not accessible by the following:

Lack of conformity with the RD 1112/2018:

  1. Some images are not labeled or have a generic textual alternative [requirement number 9.1.1.1 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 Non-textual content]
  2. Some recorded videos may not contain subtitles [requirement number 9.1.2.2 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 subtitles (recorded)]
  3. Some pre-recorded videos on the website do not have an audio description or alternative media [requirements number 9.1.2.5 and 9.1.2.3 of the standard UNE-EN 301549: 2019 Audio description or alternative means (recorded)]
  4. On some pages the information, structure and relationships are not determined by software or have no alternative as text. [requirement number 9.1.3.1 of UNE-EN 301549: 2019 for information and relationships]
  5. On some pages, color has been used as the only visual means to transmit information, indicate an action, provoke a response or distinguish a visual element [requirement number 9.1.4.1 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 standard, use of color]
  6. On some pages there may be duplicate attributes and identifiers [requirement number 9.4.1.1 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 processing standard]
  7. On some pages the user interface components such as form elements, links and components generated by script do not follow the structure recommended by the accessibility guidelines [requirement number 9.4.1.2 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 standard Name, function, value]
  8. In some forms, the input field that collects information about the user does not have the purpose identified [requirement number 9.1.3.5 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 standard, identification of the input purpose]
  9. On some pages, the contrast ratio in text or images may not be at least 4.5: 1 [requirement number 9.1.4.3 of standard UNE-EN 301549: 2019 minimum contrast]
  10. On some pages, the contrast of the user interface components and graphic objects may not reach 3: 1 with the adjacent colors [requirement number 9.1.4.11 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 standard, non-textual contrast]
  11. From time to time, there could be an entry error in a field / form of which the user is not notified of the suggestion to solve it [requirement number 9.3.3.3 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 standard Suggestion for errors]
  12. On some pages the status messages may not be determined by programming through functions or properties [requirement number 9.4.1.3 of the UNE-EN 301549: 2019 status messages]

Disproportionate burden

Not applicable

Content does not fall within the scope of legislation apply

There could be PDF or other formats files issued before 20 September 2018 that do not fully implement all the requirements of accessibility.

Preparation of the present statement of accessibility

The present statement was prepared on 20 July 2021.

The method used to prepare the statement has been a self-assessment carried out by Everycode S.L. company on 27 September 2021.

The statement was last reviewed on 29 September 2021.

Observations and contact information

You can make communications on accessibility requirements (article 10.2.a) of Royal Decree 1112/2018), Through the following contact form, including:

  • Report on any possible non-compliance on the part of this website
  • Transmit other difficulties of access content
  • Make any other query or suggestion for improvement concerning the accessibility of website

Requests for accessible information and complaints

In order to make requests for accessible information and complaints (article 12 of Royal Decree 1112/2018), please go to the generic instance. 

Any natural or legal person may submit complaints concerning compliance with the requirements of Royal Decree 1112/2018 and request information concerning content that is excluded from the scope of this regulation.

Applications and complaints are registered in accordance with the requirements established by the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations Act 39/2015 of 1st October.

Method of implementation

If after a request for information accessible or complaint, this had been rejected, it is not in conformity with the decision taken, or the response would not meet the requirements set out in regulation 12.5, the person concerned may initiate a claim. It also may initiate a claim in the event that it has been passed within 20 working days without having received no reply.

The claim may be submitted through the generic instance. Complaints are received and handled by the Accessibility Responsible Unit.