FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure makes every effort to make its Internet presence www.fiz-karlsruhe.de, including its product pages, accessible without barriers. The legal basis is the German Act on Equal Opportunities for the Disabled (BGG) and the Barrier-free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0) as amended from time to time.
Status of compliance with the requirements
This Internet presence is partially compliant with BITV 2.0 due to the points mentioned below. The BITV test was carried out as a self-assessment, 45 of 60 test steps have been fulfilled or largely fulfilled. The remaining points are still being worked on. Still existing deficiencies will be corrected in the near future.
Alternative texts for graphics and objects
Any alternative texts for control elements on the website that are still missing are gradually being checked and revised in accordance with the accessibility guidelines. (according to test step 1.1.1a alternative texts for control elements and 1.1.1b alternative texts for graphics and objects of the BITV / WCAG self-assessment).
Enlargement of the display for individual functions
Not all functions can be enlarged to 200%. (According to test step 1.4.4a Text can be enlarged to 200 %)
Can be used without mouse
Is fulfilled. Note on playing videos/presentations when using the Firefox browser: Videos/presentations can be started and stopped with the Space key. We recommend using the Chrome browser for this purpose.
Easy language, sign language
So far, there are no explanations in German sign language or easy language available on the www.fiz-karlsruhe.de website.
Drafting of this declaration on accessibility
This declaration was drafted on November 19, 2020 based on the BITV / WCAG self-assessment (www.bitv-test.de). The following pages were examined during the self-assessment:
This declaration was last checked on February 23, 2021.
Feedback and contact details
Have you noticed any shortcomings in barrier-free access to content on www.fiz-karlsruhe.de including the product pages? Or do you have questions on accessibility? Feel free to use our feedback form to contact us.
The Federal Government Commissioner for the Interests of Persons with Disabilities has an arbitration board according to § 16 BGG. The conciliation office has the task of resolving conflicts between people with disabilities and federal public bodies.
You can call on the conciliation office if you are not satisfied with the answers from the above-mentioned contact option. It is not about finding winners or losers. Rather, the aim is to find a solution to a problem together and out of court with the help of the conciliation office.
The conciliation procedure is free of charge. You do not need legal counsel, either.
You will find all information on the conciliation procedure on the website of the conciliation office. There you will learn how a conciliation procedure works and how to submit a request for conciliation. You can also submit the request in easy language or in German sign language.
You can contact the conciliation office at the following address:
Schlichtungsstelle nach dem Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz
bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen