Americans with Disabilities
We recommend that the bank's home page and/or your Terms and Conditions
contain “If you have any problems viewing or using our web site, please call or visit any of our locations.”
FDIC to Focus on Increasing Banking Access for People with Disabilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III
"The US Department of Justice has made clear that it interprets the ADA as applicable to websites"
Department of Justice - ADA settlement with Wells Fargo
"Wells Fargo will pay up to $16 million...."
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0
Web pages that meet the WAI requirements are allowed to show the symbol.
This is ADA coding guidelines for website developers.
What does it mean to have an accessible website?
Check your website for accessibility
Use the accessibility checklist published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List
Software programs or online services that help you determine if web content meets accessibility guidelines.
U.S. Access Board - Advancing Full Access and Inclusion for All
ADA guidelines for government websites.
Sample - Website Accessibility Policy
We recommend that your institution create an ADA policy for your Internet activities.
Plaintiffs’ Law Firm Again Targeting Community Banks
(Hunton & Williams Client Alert)
All IBAT and TBA members released from ADA liability
(The Independent Bankers Association of Texas and Texas Bankers Association February 24, 2017)
We audit web sites for
compliance with FFIEC and ADA guidelines.