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Accessibility on the website

Here you’ll find the accessibility statement for You can also read more about digital accessibility and find out how to report any accessibility problems on the website.

What is digital accessibility?

Digital accessibility means that everyone should have equal access to digital services, including users with visual, auditory, motor or cognitive disabilities. For instance, the content should be easy to read and understand, and easily accessible through various aids.

The law on accessibility to digital public service

The websites of all public sector authorities must conform to the Swedish law on accessibility to digital public service, which applies to The law is based on the international standard for web content accessibility WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Accessibility statement for

The public company Göteborg & Co is responsible for the website. We want the website to be easily accessible to as many people as possible. Here you can learn more about the issues that exist and how you can report problems.

How accessible is the website?

We know that parts of the website are not entirely accessible, and we are working towards adjusting the following issues.

General issues

  • The website uses frames (iframes) on certain pages to display content from other websites.
  • Some of these are not accessibility-adapted.
  • Some pages have incorrect html structure concerning wai-aria attributes for instance.
  • Some forms have accessibility issues.
  • Parts of the navigation are entirely based on JavaScript.
  • The website lacks an RSS-feed as well as other subscription possibilities.
  • There is no declaration of responsibility for domain names in the organisation, and certain services use external tools where we do not control the domain name.
  • Not all pages have a publication and last updated date.
  • Telephone numbers are not links with “tel:”
  • There are no print buttons.
  • There are PDF documents that have not been created with accessibility in mind.
  • The start page feature an autoplay video that cannot be paused.

Issues when using the website without vision/with impaired vision/with impaired colour vision

  • Some interacive graphic elements are not large enough and lack alternative texts or labels. Also, the contrast between some elements and backgrounds is not high enough.
  • Some links on the website lack other visual elements than colour to distinguish them from other text.
  • Some images, logotypes and other media lack alternative texts or labels.
  • Some images feature text. There are also text on moving images. In some cases, regarding both text and other elements, the contrast between the elements and the backgrounds is too low.
  • There is no possibility for the user to affect the website’s contrast.
  • Some file names are not descriptive enough.
  • Some link texts do not tell where the links lead.

Issues when using the website without hearing/with impaired hearing

  • None of the content is translated into sign language.
  • Some links have no or poor link texts.
  • There are no scripts or similar as a complement to videos.
  • Some videos have no subtitles and there are no visual interpretations.

How we tested the accessibility

We used the automatic tool Siteimprove in combination with a self-report of the website, following guidelines and checklists compiled by the Agency for Digital Government.

The latest assessment was made on June 10, 2021. The accessibility report was last updated June 10, 2021. However, improvements have been made since.

Feedback on accessibilty

We are currently working towards making the website more accessible. Please give us feedback if you notice issues that are not addressed on this page, or if you think that does not comply with the law on accessibility to digital public service.

Feedback to Göteborg & Co

Send us your feedback on accessibility to

Contact the Agency for Digital Government

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for controlling digital accessibility in the public sector. If you are not content with how we handle your feedback, you can report this directly to the Agency for Digital Government.