Accessibility: Technosite 2.0 Certification - WAI/WCAG (Level AA)
THE IBERDROLA WEBSITE CLIENTS SECTION HAS BEEN CERTIFIED UNDER THE TECHNOSITE 2.0 DOUBLE-A ACCESSIBILITY SEAL. THIS CERTIFICATION IS BASED ON INTERNATIONAL ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS AND FOLLOWS THE ACCESSIBILITY MONITORING MODEL OF THE EURACERT LABEL, CREATED BY THE INTERNATIONAL EUROACCESSIBILITY CONSORTIUM WITH THE BACKING OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. THIS CERTIFICATION IS ALSO COMPATIBLE WITH SPANISH STANDARD UNE 139803:2012 REGARDING WEB CONTENT ACCESSIBILITY.
In line with the commitments assumed within the framework of their Social Reputation policy, IBERDROLA strives to make website access to Iberdrola Clients easier for anyone regardless of age or situations such as disabilities, or even website access with different device types.
For this reason, the Iberdrola Client Website (www.iberdrola.es) has been developed following the level A and AA accessibility criteria set out in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines are Recommendations of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and the core for standards such as ISO/IEC 40500 or UNE 139803:2012.
Technosite, a company run by the Fundación ONCE specialised in technology and disabilities, has granted the Technosite 2.0 Double-A certification to the Iberdrola Clients Website (www.iberdrola.es)after conducting a full Accessibility Audit on 7 March 2014, whereby verifying fulfilment of all the accessibility requirements and criteria to Level AA Conformance as set out in WCAG 2.0 dagozkion irizpide eta betekizun guztiekin bat datorrela egiaztatuta.
The Technosite Double-A seal continues the continuous accessibility monitoring model established by the Euracert label, whose version adapted to WCAG 2.0 is currently being framed. This accessibility certification was borne from the partnership of several European organisations specialising in web accessibility with the backing of the European Commission: Technosite, from the Grupo Fundosa (Spain), BrailleNet Association (France) and ONA (Belgium). There is a new version of the Euracert 2.0 label currently in development, with the incorporation of two new international partners: AbilityNet (United Kingdom) and Idea Futura (Italy).