Declaration of accessibility of Core Facility of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw undertakes to ensure the availability of its website in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. The accessibility statement applies to the website of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

  • Website publication date: October 27, 2020

  • Date of the last significant update: April  7, 2021

Status in terms of compliance with the law

The website is partially compliant with the Digital Accessibility Act of Public Entity’s Websites and Mobile Applications due to incompatibilities or exemptions listed below.

Content not available

The website is partially compliant with the Act of April 4, 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. There may be situations where, despite the efforts of the portal editors, some content and documents published on the website are digitally unavailable due to, among others:

  • were published before the entry into force of the Digital Accessibility Act

  • are sharing / borrowing from other sites

  • are published as .pdf files, which are scans of documents

On the website, there are also cases of graphics without alternative text.

Exclusions

  • the videos posted on the website may not have subtitles or a voice-over, as their publication took place before the entry into force of the Digital Accessibility Act or come from third party sources.

  • documents and content developed  before 23/09/2018, and documents or presentations are archival in nature, and their content does not condition the implementation of the current tasks of the Institute

Preparation of an accessibility declaration

  • The declaration was made on: 6/04/2021

  • The declaration was last reviewed and updated on: 7/04/2021

The declaration is based on a self-assessment.

Feedback and contact details

  • Responsible for considering comments and motions: Roman Szczepanowski.

  • E-mail: roman (at) iimcb.gov.pl

  • Telephone: + 48 22 5970749

Everyone has the right:

  • make comments on the digital accessibility of the webpage or its element,

  • make a request to ensure the digital availability of a webpage or its element,

  • make a request that unavailable information be made available in another alternative form.

The request must include:

  • contact details of the reporting person,

  • indication of the webpage or element of the webpage to which the request relates,

  • indication of a convenient form of disclosing information, if the request concerns disclosure of unavailable information in an alternative form.

Consideration of the notification should take place immediately, at the latest within 7 days. If it is not possible to meet this deadline, the public entity shall immediately inform about when it will be possible to fulfill the request, and the deadline may not be longer than 2 months. If availability cannot be ensured, the entity may propose an alternative way of accessing the information.

Complaints and appeals

Failure to meet these deadlines and the refusal to fulfill the request or alternative access to information, you can submit a complaint to the supervisory body by post or by e-mail to the following address:

  • Supervisory body: International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw

  • Address: International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, 4 Ks. Trojdena Street, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland

  • E-mail: secretariat@iimcb.gov.pl

  • Telephone: 22 597 07 00

After exhausting all possibilities, the complaint may also be sent to the Commissioner for Human Rights (Rzecznik Praw Obywatelskich).

Architectural accessibility

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw is located in buildings at 4 Ks. Trojdena Street and 2 Hankiewicza Street, both in Warsaw, Poland. Buildings are not adapted to the needs of people with disabilities.

Additional information

The Institute provides people with special needs contact by phone, correspondence, audiovisual communication (using instant messengers), and sending faxes. Access to the building is possible for people using an assistance dog.

No special keyboard shortcuts have been used on the Institute’s website. The Institute does not own and do not provide any mobile applications. Work is underway to convert the content on the website to make it available in the most possible digitally and meet the requirements of WCAG 2.1. at the AA level.