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Accessibility statement

The vaalirahoitusvalvonta.fi website is subject to the Act on the Provision of Digital Services. Under the Act, public web services must be accessible. This means that the website must meet the A and AA level requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 criteria.

The vaalirahoitus.fi website was published in 2011. This accessibility statement was drawn up on 30 April 2020. The accessibility of the website was assessed by the National Audit Office of Finland.

Accessibility status of the vaalirahoitusvalvonta.fi website

The website does not meet the critical accessibility requirements.


Contrast and responsiveness: As regards contrast and responsiveness, the website does not meet the requirements in all respects.

The following accessibility requirements are not met:

  • 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)
  • 1.4.4 Resize text
  • 1.4.10 Reflow

Website structure: As regards the definition of the website's HTML structure, the website does not meet the requirements.

The following accessibility requirements are not met:

  • 1.3.1 Info and Relationships


Navigation: As regards navigation, the website does not meet the requirements. Jump links and page titles are either missing or inadequate on the website. The website contains several links that have the same name but lead to different pages. There are defects in the heading levels. The focus styles have not been defined. The label is missing from a user interface component presented as an image.

The following accessibility requirements are not met:

  • 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks
  • 2.4.2 Page Titled
  • 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)
  • 2.4.6 Headings and Labels
  • 2.4.7 Focus Visible
  • 2.5.3 Label in Name


Website language: The language of the website has not been defined.

The following accessibility requirements are not met:

  • 3.1.1 Language of Page


Compatibility: The HTML code is not valid. There are defects in the implementation of the user interface components.

The following accessibility requirements are not met:

  • 4.1.1 Parsing
  • 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

Unreasonable burden

There are significant defects in the accessibility of the financial statements submitted by political parties and party associations. The National Audit Office has not drawn up these documents but has the obligation to publish them under the Act on Political Parties (10/1969).

Outside the scope of the legislation

The website contains attachment files published before 23 September 2018.

Development work

The development of the website is under progress. The revamped website will be published later on.

Feedback and contact information

Did you notice a problem related to accessibility in our digital service? Let us know about it, and we will do our best to fix it.

You can give us feedback using this form or by sending email to [email protected].

You are entitled, on reasonable grounds, to receive any information you need in order to clarify or execute your interests, rights or obligations in an accessible format. If you are not able to receive such information from our web service in an accessible format, you can make a request to us by email or phone. We will respond to your request within 14 days. If the request relates to a large amount of content, we can extend the response time by a maximum of two weeks. We will notify you if the response time is extended. If we do not provide the information in an accessible format, we will issue a justified certificate of this for your in writing.

Supervisory authority

If you notice any problems related to accessibility on the website, please give feedback at first to us, i.e. the website administrator. Our response may take 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive or receive no response within two weeks, you can submit a notification to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. You can find information on how to submit a notification and how the matter will be processed on the Agency's website saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi.

Contact information of the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility Oversight Unit
[email protected]
Tel. +358 (0)295 016 000 (switchboard)

Published: 5.2.2021