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Accessibility statement: Pointcloud.fi

This accessibility statement applies to the Pointcloud.fi website. NLS specialists have assessed the website’s compliance with accessibility requirements. The statement was revised on 7 October 2021.

The website is not yet fully compliant with accessibility requirements

The accessibility of the website was assessed on 10 August 2021. The assessment found that the website does not yet meet all the accessibility requirements.

The accessibility issues discovered during the assessment are listed below. The findings are based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. The number and link provided after each finding indicates which WCAG section is not yet fulfilled at the website.

Significant issues in perceivability

  • Not all images have alternative texts, even though their content required them. WCAG 1.1.1
  • Accessible labels are missing from the control buttons of the content carousel on the front page. WCAG 1.1.1
  • The “Vaikutukset metsiin” page includes a video without any audio, for which no text content or audio file with the same information has been provided. WCAG 1.2.1
  • The “Mistä on kyse” page includes a video without any subtitles. WCAG 1.2.2
  • It may be difficult to distinguish links from the body text. WCAG 1.4.1

Moderate and minor issues in perceivability

  • The “Julkaisut” page includes long lists, whose structure cannot be identified programmatically. WCAG 1.3.1
  • Occasional texts may be difficult to distinguish from the background. WCAG 1.4.3
  • The front page includes three images containing text. WCAG 1.4.5
  • Several pages include controls that may be difficult to distinguish from the background. WCAG 01/04/2011
  • If the text spacing is changed in browser settings, headers may overlap with the rest of the content. WCAG 01/04/2012

Significant issues in operability

  • Submenus of the top menu cannot be opened with the keyboard only. WCAG 2.1.1
  • The content carousel on the front page cannot be stopped easily enough. WCAG 2.2.2
  • The top menu cannot be skipped easily enough using the keyboard only. WCAG 2.4.1
  • Alternative texts are missing from a few image links. WCAG 2.4.4
  • The keyboard focus is hidden on the entire website. WCAG 2.4.7
  • The control buttons of the content carousel on the front page are not visible, even if they have the keyboard focus. WCAG 2.4.7

Moderate and minor issues in operability

  • The focus order of article lists is not logical. WCAG 2.4.3
  • Links to the front page have not been marked consistently. WCAG 2.4.4

Significant issues in understandability

  • The language of sections cannot be identified programmatically, even though the language used in them differs from the website’s primary language. WCAG 3.1.2

Moderate and minor issues in terms of understandability

  • The location of the side bar changes on different pages. WCAG 3.2.3

Significant issues in robustness

  • The status of the top menu’s submenus cannot be identified programmatically. WCAG 4.1.2
  • The search field’s label is not accessible. WCAG 4.1.2

Moderate and minor issues in robustness

  • The website code does not fully correspond with the HTML5 standard. WCAG 4.1.1

Plan on correcting the website

The aforementioned issues discovered on the website will be corrected as soon as possible, by 31 October 2021 at the latest.