The Fifth Additional Provision of the LSSI (Information Society and Electronic Commerce Act) states:


One. The Civil Service departments shall adopt the necessary measures to make the information available on their respective websites accessible to handicapped people and the elderly in accordance with generally recognised accessibility criteria before 31 December 2005.

One of the objectives of the website of the SPTO is to guarantee access to the information and the services contained in its pages without limitation or restriction due to any kind of disability or technical restriction, while taking into account that many of the people who view the information contained in these pages do so using different tools and contexts.

Our accessibility guidelines are therefore as follows:

  • Compliance with the WCAG guidelines (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), at level AA.

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  • Verification of compliance with the aforementioned guidelines through Web Accessibility Testing (WAT).
  • The presentation of information is based on W3C recommendations of level 2 Cascading Style Sheets (CSS2). If your browser does not support cascading style sheets, you will still be able to browse the site without any difficulty.

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  • We have used the recommended standard for the use of XHTML code, verifying XHTML 1.0 Transitional recommendations, which means that this site can be viewed correctly in any browser that supports said standard.

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Naturally, we are aware that the accessibility of this website can be improved and we are working to achieve this. We invite you to help us in our efforts with your comments and suggestions.