Declaration of accessibility
The Polytechnic University of Catalonia has undertaken to make its website accessible in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7, on the accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices in the public sector (hereinafter, Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7), which transposes Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of October 26, 2016.
This accessibility statement applies to the pages of the institutional website upc.edu.
This website is partially in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7 due to the exceptions and the lack of conformity of the aspects indicated below.
content not accessible
The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons:
Lacks compliance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7:
Some images are not labeled or have a generic textual alternative [requirement number 188.8.131.52 of the UNE-EN 301.549: 2019 Non-textual content]
Some recorded videos may not contain subtitles [requirement number 184.108.40.206 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 subtitles (recorded)]
Some pre-recorded videos on the website do not have audio description or alternative means [requirements number 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 of the UNE-EN 301.549: 2019 Audio description or alternative means (recorded)]
On some pages the information, structure and relationships are not determined by software or have no alternative as text. [Requirement number 22.214.171.124 of UNE-EN 301.549: 2019 for information and relationships]
On some pages, color has been used as the only visual means to transmit information, indicate an action, provoke a response or distinguish a visual element [requirement number 126.96.36.199 of the UNE-EN 301.549: 2019 standard
On some pages there may be duplicate attributes and identifiers [requirement number 188.8.131.52 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 processes]
On some pages, the user interface components such as form elements, links and script-generated components do not follow the structure recommended by the accessibility guidelines [requirement number 184.108.40.206 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 Name, function, value ]
In some forms, the input field that collects information about the user does not have the purpose identified [requirement number 220.127.116.11 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 identification of the input purpose]
On some pages the contrast ratio in text or images may not be at least 4.5: 1 [requirement number 18.104.22.168 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 minimum contrast]
On some pages, the contrast of the user interface components and graphic objects may not reach 3:1 with the adjacent colors [requirement number 22.214.171.124 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 non-textual contrast]
From time to time, there could be an entry error in a field / form for which the user was not notified of the suggestion to solve it.
On some pages, the status messages may not be determined by programming through functions or properties [requirement number 126.96.36.199 of the UNE-EN 301.549 standard: 2019 status messages]
The content does not fall within the scope of applicable law
There may be office files in PDF or other formats published before September 20, 2018 that do not fully meet all accessibility requirements.
There may be third-party content that is not developed by this university or over which it does not have control, such as office files.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on July 20, 2021.
To prepare the statement, the company Everycode S.L. was commissioned to prepare an accessibility report. on September 27, 2021.
Last revision of the statement: September 29, 2021.
Observations and contact information
Communications on accessibility requirements can be transmitted (article 10.2.a of Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7), through the contact form, such as:
Report any possible breach by this website.
Convey other content access difficulties.
Formulate any other query or suggestion for improvement related to the accessibility of the website.
Communications will be received and transferred to the Unit responsible for accessibility (URA).
Requests for accessible information and complaints
To make requests for accessible information and make complaints (article 12 of Royal Decree 1112/2018) a generic request must be filed with the General Registry of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
Any natural or legal person can make complaints regarding compliance with the requirements of Royal Decree 1112/2018 and request information regarding content excluded from the scope of application of this regulation.
Requests and complaints are registered in accordance with the requirements established by Law 39/2015 of October 1, on the common administrative procedure of public administrations.
If, after making a request for accessible information or a complaint, the request is rejected, the decision adopted is not agreed, or the response does not meet the requirements set forth in article 12.5, the person concerned can initiate a claim. You can also start a claim if a period of twenty business days has elapsed without having received a response.
The claim can be submitted through a generic instance in the General Registry of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. The claim will be processed by the General Registry and transmitted to the Unit responsible for accessibility (URA).
The access keys are a navigation tool that allows you to visit this website using the keyboard.
More information on access keys: W3C Accessibility Guides.