Accessibility Statement
  • 02 Sep 2022
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Accessibility Statement for Cirrus Assessment

This is an accessibility statement from Cirrus Nederland B.V..

Measures to support accessibility

Cirrus Nederland B.V. takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Cirrus Assessment:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Cirrus Assessment is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Cirrus Assessment. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Cirrus Assessment:

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days when reported via

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Cirrus Assessment is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • All major up-to-date evergreen browsers
  • Safe Exam Browser
  • Optional text-to-speech technology for all major evergreen browsers

Cirrus Assessment is not compatible with:

  • Outdated browsers - though not actively blocked
  • Outdated operating systems - though not actively blocked

(Our Quality Assurance only covers our supported systems)

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Cirrus Assessment relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Cirrus Assessment , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Cirrus Assessment
  • Content from users: WCAG features available for authors but not enforced because content is owned by and the responsibility of our customers.
  • False Alerts: False alerts from Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools because E.g. a spacer image without any semantic value lacks an alt text.. As it does not impact the user experience, contrary to real accessibility bugs, we fix fake alerts at very low priority. Please, review each alert to confirm it is not a false positive before contacting us.

Assessment approach

Cirrus Nederland B.V. assessed the accessibility of Cirrus Assessment by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External evaluation
  • External evaluation through regular testing using externally developed Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools
  • Self evaluation through code reviews of all front end code changes

Formal complaints

For complaints we have a form available on our Customer Portal:

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Cirrus Nederland B.V.
Jeroen Habets
CTO Cirrus

This statement was created on 20 August 2021 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

HTML generated by the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool ported to Markdown for inclusion in our Knowledge Base

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