Accessibility

the website in front of you is built and designed to meet the WCAG 2.0 AA to access guidelines. This means that certain technical means and principles of drawing up content have been used, which help to use the content of the webpage by users with visual, hearing, physical disability, speech impairment, cognitive, language, learning and neurological disabilities.

In addition, it is possible to improve the accessibility of information to your computer browser and operating system-level configuring. Below an overview of the principal means available.

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Keyboard navigation

This webpage can only be navigated by using a keyboard. Navigation is possible by using the Tab key. With each keystroke, the focus moves to the next element. The currently active element is marked with a change in colour or a box around it. To activate a link in focus, press Enter on the keyboard. To change the radio button, press the down arrow on the keyboard.

First two links that become active by navigating in this way, are hidden from a normal user and designed for those specifically navigating with the help of a keyboard. These are “Move to the main content” and “Accessibility”.

"Skip to main content" skips the header and the page jumps to the main content. "Accessibility" refers to the same site,on which you currently are.

Content zoom

Browsers

To zoom the content, use the functionality of the browser first.

All of the most popular web browsers enable one to zoom in and out on the page, if you hold down the Ctrl key (in OS A operating system the Cmd key) and at the same time press either the + or - key. The other option is to use the mouse: by holding down the Ctrl key, while at the same time moving the scroll wheel of the mouse. You can return to normal view by pressing the Ctrl and 0 keys simultaneously.

The text can also be zoomed in using the browser settings. For example, to magnify the text in the Chrome browser, go to Settings > Show advanced settings > Web content > Font size. In Firefox browser, go to Settings > Content > Fonts and colours > Size.

Separate programs

All of the most popular operating systems contain settings to enlarge the content on screen

Windows 7 to use magnifying on PCs, navigate as follows: Apple menu > System Preferences > Accessibility (or Universal Access) > Zoom.

Windows XP, You can find the program for the Magnifier when you go to Start> All Programs> Accessories> Accessibility> Magnifier.

Apple to use magnifying on PCs, navigate as follows: Apple menu > System Preferences > Accessibility (or Universal Access) > Zoom.

Browser extensions

There are extensions available for web browsers that enable magnification, which supplement the available functionality of the web browser. For example, for Firefox Autozoom.

Using a screen reader

Screen Reader is a program the tries to interpret content on a screen and convey it in other forms - for example, in sounds, as audio commentary. First and foremost, it is an aid for the visually impaired

The content provided on this webpage is created based on standards understandable for the screen readers and in a way that the visual content of any type can be reproduced in another format. For example, the pictures have textual descriptions attached to them, the layout and order of structural elements considers the movement of the screen reader on the screen and enables one to use the information in a logical sequence.

Selection of the most popular screen readers: