Accessibility statement

Bizkaia Provincial Council is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September, on the accessibility of public sector websites and applications for mobile devices. This accessibility statement applies to the website.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with RD 1112/2018 due to the exceptions and lack of conformity of the aspects indicated below.

Contents not accessible

The website may contain non-accessible content of the following types:

Non-compliance with RD 1112/2018

Occasional non-conformities with RD 1112/2018 may occur in the following cases:

  • There is non-textual content that lacks a textual alternative, or has an alternative that is not adequate [requirement number Non-textual content of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are videos with audio that lack spoken subtitles, transcription and audio description [requirements number 7.1.5,,,,, 7.2.1 and 7.3 of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are errors in the use of semantic labelling that reflects the information and relationships of the content, as well as the name, function and value of all components of the pages [requirements number and of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are status messages that are not announced to users of support products [requirement number Status messages of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are errors related to colour, colour contrast and use of colour to convey information [requirement number,, of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are errors on some pages related to text size and its customisability when zooming in [requirement number,, of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are pages whose keyboard navigation is not optimal [requirement number,, of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • The purpose of links, instructions, headings or portal labels may not always be sufficiently descriptive or consistent for all users, and errors are not adequately identified [requirements number,,,,, of UNE-EN 301549:2022].
  • There are pages where an event cannot be cancelled by clicking the mouse, [requirement number of UNE-EN 301549:2019].
  • There are contents in Basque whose language is not correctly labelled [requirement number Language of the parts of UNE-EN 301549:2019].
  • There are office files that do not fully comply with all accessibility requirements.
  • There may be occasional editing errors on some web pages.

Disproportionate load

Multimedia content.

The content does not fall within the scope of the applicable legislation.

  • The website includes third-party components that are not funded nor developed by or under the control of Bizkaia Provincial Council, such as Google maps, which may not fully comply with all accessibility requirements.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20 November 2023.

The method used to prepare the statement has been a self-assessment carried out by the body itself.

Last revision of the statement: November 20, 2023.

Observations and contact details

You can make communications on accessibility requirements (article 10.2.a) of RD 1112/2018) such as for example:

  • Communicate difficulties in accessing the content.
  • Formulate any other query or suggestion for improvement regarding the accessibility of the website.
  • Request any document or content that is not accessible and you need.
  • Report any possible non-compliance by this website.

You can get in contact through the following contact form or by calling 90 084 00 48.

Optional contents

Bizkaia Provincial Council is aware of the importance of accessibility on the Internet, which allows anyone to access the contents of Bizkaia Provincial Council. For this reason, it tries to comply with accessibility and to improve every day.

There are currently some contents that are not accessible, mainly due to technical complexity or the technological difficulties that currently exist, although the aim is to progressively achieve accessibility compliance for all of them.

This website applies the requirements of the UNE-EN 301549:2019 Standard considering the exceptions of RD 1112/2018.

The website is designed for responsive viewing and is optimised for the latest versions of FireFox, Safari and Chrome and for Microsoft Edge, Chrome for mobile, Safari mobile and the native Android browser.