Americans with Disabilities Act
Sample - Website Accessibility Policy



Date approved by the Board of Directors

At (Enter Bank Name), we seek to understand and respect the unique needs and perspectives of the Bank's customer community. We value every customer, and are committed to being a leader in expanding access to all, including customers with disabilities. It is thus the Bank's commitment to ensure that our website, mobile applications, and platform are accessible to individuals with disabilities and that they permit content providers to develop and post accessible content. To meet this goal, the Bank is implementing several initiatives, including:

  Conforming (Enter Bank’s URL), our mobile applications, and our software platform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ("WCAG") 2.0 (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/), published by the World Wide Web Consortium (http://www.w3.org/);

  (Enter vendor), our informational web site provider will develop the site to conform with WCAG 2.0 for web content;

  (Enter vendor), our Internet banking web site provider will develop the site to conform with WCAG 2.0 for web content;

  (Enter vendor), our mobile banking application provider will develop the application to conform with WCAG 2.0 for application content;

  Ensuring that (Enter Bank’s URL), its information website, Internet banking platform, and mobile applications, do not interfere with the data in formats that conform to MathML for digital mathematical;

  Distributing this policy to content providers and Bank website content and technical support personnel for (Enter Bank’s URL), our mobile applications, information website, and Internet banking platform;

  Linking to this policy from the (Enter Bank’s URL) homepage, soliciting and providing a method to submit feedback, and providing a method to contact the Bank’s accessibility coordinator;

  Developing and distributing Accessibility Best Practices Guidance for our mobile applications, information website,and  Internet banking platform vendors;

  Appointing a website accessibility coordinator who is understands website accessibility and digital accessibility standards, responsible for coordinating the Bank's responsibilities with respect to accessibility, and responsible for developing the Accessibility Best Practices Guidance;

  Modifying policies to prioritize accessibility bug fixes to ensure they are remedied with the same level of priority as any other equivalent loss of function for individuals without disabilities;

  Retaining one or more trained website accessibility personnel responsible for conducting annual website accessibility evaluations of (Enter Bank’s URL), our mobile applications, information website, and Internet banking platform; and

  Providing annual training to Bank website content and technical support personnel on ensuring (Enter Bank’s URL), our mobile applications, information website, and Internet banking platform conform to WCAG 2.0.

The Bank has undertaken these accessibility initiatives to expand access training for personnel and to assist content vendors, many of which have independent obligations under accessibility laws, with providing content in accessible formats.

The Bank urges vendors to incorporate accessibility on (Enter Bank’s URL) to meet a wide variety of requirements of customers with disabilities.

 We will continue to spend time and resources to make improvements to (Enter Bank’s URL) and our other platforms.

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Please direct any questions or suggestions on how to improve the accessibility of our website and platforms to (Enter an email address), or use the form below. We welcome your feedback.

 

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Yennik, Inc.

We audit web sites for compliance with FFIEC and ADA guidelines.
Our clients in 41 states range in size from $12 million to more than than $13 billion in assets.
Our clients include banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions.


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