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Accessibility statement


This Accessibility Statement concerns the web service https://julkaisut.metsa.fi/. It was prepared on 15 March 2021. The Act on the Provision of Digital Services, under which public online services must be accessible, is applicable to this service.

The accessibility of the service was assessed by an external expert organisation.

Accessibility status of the online service

Partially meets accessibility requirements

Non-accessible content

The website does not yet fully meet the requirements

  • Perceivable: Application form
    Inaccessible content and its shortcomings
    Dynamic change in search results is not reported to a screen reader user.
    Accessibility requirements that are not met
    • 1.3.1 Info and relationships
  • Perceivable: Pdf publications
    Inaccessible content and its shortcomings
    The reading order of many publications is incorrect and there are no text alternatives.
    Accessibility requirements that are not met
    • 1.3.2 Meaningful sequence
  • Understandable: Language of the description page of a publication
    Inaccessible content and its shortcomings
    Text on the description pages of multilingual publications is not labelled consistently with the language of the publication.
    Accessibility requirements that are not met
    • 3.1.2 Language of parts

Disproportionate burden

An effort will be made to ensure that publications completed after 23 September 2018 will be accessible as soon as possible.

Some of the content (including tables in publications) originates in different information systems and cannot be made accessible with current technologies. If you need these materials, please send a message to julkaisut(at)metsa.fi. We will do our best to supply such content in some other format.

Not within the scope of legislation

  • Office program files (including doc, pdf, odt) published before 23 September 2018

Pdf files published before 23 September 2018 are not accessible.

Did you experience any accessibility problems on our online service? Please tell us about it and we will do our best to correct the problem.

By e-mail: julkaisut(at)metsa.fi

Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility issues on the site, please provide feedback to us in our capacity as the site administrator. It may take up to 14 days for us to respond. If you are not satisfied with the reply that you receive or you do not receive a reply within two weeks, you can file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland (in Finnish). The agency’s website provides clear instructions concerning how to file a complaint and how the matter will be handled.

Contact information for the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland 
Supervision Unit for Accessibility
switchboard +358 295 016 000

We are constantly working to improve accessibility.

We are committed to improving the accessibility of our digital services.

This website/application was published in 2012.

This website/application was updated following significant changes on 26 January 2021.