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The activity of the Animal Welfare Ombudsman has ended on 31 December 2023. This website is no longer updated.

Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to the online service and was drafted on 8 June 2021.

The website is implemented pursuant to the law concerning digital services which requires that public network services must be accessible. This means that the website must fulfil requirement levels A and AA as determined in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 criteria.

We have assessed the accessibility of the website ourselves in cooperation with the technical provider of the website. We are committed to improving the accessibility of the website.

Accessibility status of the website

The website fully meets accessibility requirements.

Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility issues on the site, first give feedback to the site administrator: The Finnish Centre for Animal Welfare. It may take up to 14 days to receive a response. If you are not satisfied with the response you have received, or you do not receive any response within two weeks, you can submit a notification to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland’s website contains detailed instructions in how to submit a notification and how the matter will be processed.

Contact information for the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland

Unit for the Supervision of Accessibility


Telephone switchboard +358 295 016 000


This website was published on 8 of June 2021.