This note on accessibily pertains to the website of the Universität Hamburg published under www.toolong-didntread.de.
In line with EU Directive 2016/2102, we are committed to keep our websites and mobile applications barrier-free and accessible to people with disabilities according to the directives of the Hamburg law for the equal treatment for disabled persons ('Hamburgisches Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz', HmbBGG hereinafter) and the Hamburg ordinance on barrier-free information technology ('Hamburgische Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung', HmbBITVO hereinafter) for the implementation of EU Directive 2016/2102.
The requirements to ensure accessibility derive from paragraph 1 HmbBITVO in connection with paragraphs 3: 1 to 4, and paragraph 4 of the federal BITV, which have been put into legislation based on paragraph 11 HmbBGG.
The review whether these requirements are met is based on a self-assessment that was carried out on 30 June 2021.
According to this review this website partly or insufficiently meets the named requirements due to the issues and expections listed below.
In a forthcoming development cycle of the website these issues are planned to be addressed.
Keeping our website accessible and an intellectually as well as aesthetically pleasing experience for all users has been one of our leadings goals. The design choices presented on this website are the result of a complex process involving earlier hosting institutions, external service providers, and a foundation as our main funding body.
The following content and features of the website are not barrier-free at the moment:
Please note that the user experience for users navigating without a mouse may differ depending on the browser used.
Have you come across severe barriers when visiting our website www.toolong-didntread.de?
Please don't hesitate to contact us by email or letter:
Dr. Bernhard Schirg
Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften
Arbeitsbereich Public History
Überseering 35 #5
Tel.: +49 40 42838 4877
If your feedback to the contact named above has not led to a satisfying solution, you can contact the arbitration board according to paragraph 13 a HmbBGG.
The mission of the arbitration board is to support disabled persons and public institutions in finding extrajudicial conciliation regarding conflicts on topics of accessibility. The process of conciliation is for free. It is not necessary to seek legal advice.
For the time being, the ombudsperson's office of the Senate Chancellery of Hamburg acts for the arbitration board that is currently being established.
Telephone: +49 40 42823-2057
Mondays, 10–11 am