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UserWay’s AI-Powered Accessibility Widget enables compliance with the below listed global accessibility laws and standards (listed in alphabetical order by country name) and conforms with data privacy and protection regulations and standards including GDPR and HIPAA.

  • Australia: Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) of 1992; Procurement Standard Guidance of 2016
  • Canada: Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 2005; Canadian Human Rights Act of 1985; Policy on Communications and Federal Identity of 2016
  • China: Law on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities 1990, as amended of 2008; Voluntary Web Accessibility Standard of 2008
  • Denmark: Agreement on the use of open standards for software in the public sector of 2007
  • European Union: EN 301 549; European Accessibility Act (proposed); European Union of Web and Mobile Accessibility Directive 2016
  • Finland: Act on Electronic Services and Communication in the Public Sector of 2003
  • France: Order of 29 April 2015 on the general accessibility framework for public administrations of 2015
  • Germany: Federal Ordinance on Barrier-Free Information Technology of 2011
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China: Guidelines on Dissemination of Information through Government Websites of 1999
  • India: Guidelines for Indian Government Websites of 2009
  • Ireland: Equal Status Acts 2000 to 2004 of 2004
  • Israel: Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, as amended of 1998
  • Japan: Basic Act on the Formation of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society of 2000
  • Netherlands: Policy in the Netherlands of 2016; Procurement Law 2012 of 2016
  • New Zealand: Online Practice Guidelines of 2013
  • Norway: Regulations on universal design of ICT of 2013
  • Republic of Korea: Act on Welfare of Persons with Disabilities of 2008
  • Taiwan: Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 of 2017
  • United Kingdom: Equality Act 2010 of 2010
  • United States: ADA, ADA Title III, Section 504 and 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended of 1998; Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 of 2013; Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) ‘Communications Access’ provision 2010

It’s important to note that the list above is not comprehensive. If the regulation or standard is based on WCAG 2.0 or 2.1, it will have its requirements met by the UserWay AI-Powered Accessibility Widget and related solutions such as UserWay’s Accessibility Scanning & Monitoring, professional services and cross organizational training and support. Reach out to our team if you need assistance determining if UserWay meets the requirements in your region.