Accessibility

Accessibility

The website of the 2014 Pontevedra International Camellia Congress has been developed to be accessible and ensure access to all available services and information without any limitation, regardless of the physical device or web browser used. It is also accessible to browsers adapted for people with disabilities or sensory, motor or cognitive limitations.

The accessibility policy of the Diputación de Pontevedra meets the requirements of the Royal Decree 1494/2007, of November 12, by which the Regulations on basic conditions of access for people with disabilities to technologies, products and services related to the information society and social media, are approved.

To ensure compliance with this legislation, the website of the 2014 Pontevedra International Camellia Congress complies with the recommendations of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) group, http://www.w3.org/WAI/, which is part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) http://www.w3.org.

The website of the 2014 Pontevedra International Camellia Congress meets the Level AA conformance, with the purpose to ensure a sufficient level of accessibility to the information.

The pages of this site specify the size of the text relatively, allowing browsers to increase or decrease the size of the text according to the user's preferences, and without causing display problems. You can change the size of the text on your screen by using your browser settings as follows:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Select 'View' > 'Text Size' on the menu.

  • Netscape and Firefox: Select 'View' > 'Text Size' or you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' to increase the text size, 'Ctrl' and '-' to decrease the text size. 'Ctrl' and '=' to return to the default size.

  • Opera 7 or higher: By using the menu 'View' > 'Scale' or by using the -, +, * keys, depending on whether you want to decrease, increase or return to the default size.

  • Google Chrome 20 or higher: Select 'View' > 'Zoom' or you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' to increase the text size, 'Ctrl' and '-' to decrease the text size. 'Ctrl' and '=' returns you to the default size.

  • Data tables contain row and column headers. Additionally, the use of tables for layout purposes has been avoided. Instead, block elements and cascading style sheets (CSS) are used to position elements on the page, according to the recommendations of accessibility.

  • All documents are readable without these style sheets or any other markup language, so as to adapt the information to the user's needs.

  • Decorative images are completely dispensable for an understanding of the content. Otherwise, a text equivalent for every non-text element is provided (i.e. by using attribute tags such as alt", "longdesc" o "title").

Changes in language are clearly identified by the corresponding tag to facilitate fully access to those using text readers.