Website accessibility statement

With the entry into force of the Law on Accessibility of Websites and Software Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies of the Republic of Croatia, and after accessibility testing, the City Museum of Rijeka will on this website publish a Statement on the accessibility of its website and applications related to services and projects, their compliance with Directive (EU) 2016/2102, and enable the provision of user feedback in order to further improve network accessibility.

In general

The website www.muzej-rijeka.hr strives to ensure the accessibility of its services for people with disabilities. Significant resources have been invested to simplify the use of the site in order to make it more accessible to people with disabilities, in the firm belief that every person has the right to a dignified, equal, comfortable and independent life.

The Museum of the City of Rijeka recognizes the importance of ensuring digital accessibility for all users, with special emphasis on easier access to public services and information for people with disabilities, applying, as far as possible, Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26th October 2016 on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies.

The Museum of the City of Rijeka has been continuously improving the user experience by applying relevant accessibility standards according to the guidelines and standardization of network content (WCAG 2.1) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an organization that standardizes network technologies.

Accessibility on the website www.muzej-rijeka.hr

A One Click Accessibility plug-in is available on the website www.muzej-rijeka.hr, which enables the website www.muzej-rijeka.hr to improve compliance with the Guidelines for Ensuring Accessibility of Network Content (WCAG 2.1).

Enabling the accessibility menu

The accessibility menu of the www.muzej-rijeka.hr page is activated by clicking on the accessibility menu icon that appears in the upper right corner of the page. After launching the accessibility menu, wait a moment until the accessibility menu is fully loaded, then select the option that works best for you.

Accessibility statement

As a cultural institution, the City Museum of Rijeka strives to make its website accessible in accordance with the Accessibility of Websites and Software Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies of the Republic of Croatia Act (O.G. 17/19) of 23 September 2019, whereby Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies is transposed into national legislation.

Degree of compliance

The website www.muzej-rijeka.hr is harmonized with the Law on Accessibility of Websites and Software Solutions for Mobile Devices of Public Sector Bodies. With the implementation of the new CMS platform and the redesign of websites, in 2019 most of the requirements of the European standard EN 301 549 V1.1.2 (2015-04) were met, yet with some exceptions.

Inaccessible content

The content listed below is inaccessible for the following reasons:

  • Accessibility of PDF documents for the visually impaired
    Some PDF files contained in posts are not entirely created from a source file from Microsoft Office Word by selecting accessibility options, but by scanning printed documents.

Raising the level of accessibility

The City Museum of Rijeka will implement corrective measures to solve the problem of inaccessible content of its network headquarters to the maximum extent possible.

Preparation of the Accessibility Statement

This Statement was prepared on 13th September 2020, in accordance with the Accessibility Statement Template in line with Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies, and established by the EU Commission Implementing Decision 2018/1523 on 11th October, 2018.

The WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool were used to prepare this Statement.

Feedback and contact information

All inquiries related to the accessibility of the rijeka.hr website can be made by users:

Inspection control

The body responsible for monitoring the compliance of websites and software solutions for mobile devices of public sector bodies with accessibility requirements and for supervising the implementation of the Accessibility Act is the Information Commissioner of the Republic of Croatia.
In case of unsatisfactory responses to the notification or request for feedback on the accessibility of these websites, users are directed to contact the Information Commissioner by phone number +385 1 4609 041 or by e-mail: pristupacnost@pristupinfo.hr.