The e-accessibility label enables all organisations to promote their civic commitment to Disability when the information provided on its website complies with standards.
The e-accessibility quality label is based on the principle of “free labelling” subject to compliance with the e-accessibility Charter.
Two types of e-accessibility labels
The e-accessibility association provides all organisations (national or international) with free access to two types of label:
An e-accessibility certified Website or PDF Publication is referred to in the e-accessibility.info website’s media library: thus helping to offer greater visibility for this content among the disabled.
e-accessibility label based on the principle of “free labelling”
“free labelling” is a procedure which enables an organisation to validate the conformity of its quality system with officially recognised quality guidelines (in our case, guidelines corresponding to those defined by W3C‘s WAI accessibility unit).
Since this is recommended by W3C/WAI and is practised in different business sectors, e-accessibility has wanted to base its work on the principle of « free labelling » in order to empower companies on the subject of web accessibility, which explains the title “The responsible label”.
General conditions of use (GCU) for the e-accessibility label
The use of the e-accessibility label implies the recognition of the site editor’s adhesion to the General Conditions of Use (GCU) outlined below:
- The free use of the e-accessibility label by an organisation implies, first and foremost, its commitment to Disability via the Web.
- The e-accessibility label is provided free of charge and may not under any circumstances be sold by a third-party organisation.
- 3. e-accessibility logos may be rescaled proportionally, but aucune altération may not undergo any graphic or digital alterations.
- 4. The e-accessibility label, designed to communicate about a civic theme, such as Disability, may not under any circumstances be used on websites or any other supports which are racist, aggressive, defamatory or pornographic.
Any organisation which does not respect points 2, 3 or 4 of the present GCU may be prosecuted.