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Accessibility Policy

Date modified: August 6, 2019

1. Policy Statement

TRECCERT aims to ensure that information on its website is available to the broadest possible audience. We believe all of our visitors should be able to easily use the website. We strive to provide an excellent experience for our audience.

2. Website Technical Requirements

2.1 Headers

We use header content to structure our main pages and make information clearer.

2.2 Navigation

There are several ways to navigate our site – the navigation bar included in the front page, side-menu on each main page, and the footer information at the bottom of the website. The audience may find one way easier or more comprehensible to use than another.

2.3 Text

Text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality.

2.4 Headings

We have used proper headings on this website to show the hierarchy and organization of information on each page.

2.5 Page Titles

All web pages have titles that describe a topic, a purpose or requirement. Descriptive titles help our audience to find easily information, orient themselves within it, and navigate through it.

2.6 Images

TRECCERT website contains images. Some images are used for visual purposes only, whereas, some pictures have alternative text attribute, meaning that such images convey a message and such content is presented on the website.

2.7 Visual Design

The purpose of TRECCERT is to provide a simple website design and easily accessible content through the structured layouts that provide clear navigation paths throughout the website. 

2.8 Links

Links included in the website are designed to open in the same window to avoid user disorientation. To return to the previous page, please click the back button on your web browser.

2.9 Portable Document Format (PDFs)

Some documents on our website are in PDF format. You need Adobe Acrobat to open these files.

2.10 Footers

We use footer to show our main pages, and policies in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and best practices.

3. Exceptions

An accessibility exception must be requested and granted for any new or updated page content or functionality that cannot meet the above accessibility requirements before it goes live.

4. Future Efforts

We are currently working to achieve Level AA conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

5. Do You Need Help or Have Feedback?

In the event a page cannot be made accessible, we can make the text version of the content available to you and/or take the necessary measures to make the information accessible. Please submit a written request at, by providing us with your contact information, and the web address (URL) of the information with which you are having difficulty.  

If you have found an inaccessible area in our website or you have questions/feedback about the website accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact us at