Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement applies to the website of the ‘PflegeDitigal 2.0’ project by the Media Technology Department of HAW Hamburg, which can be accessed via the initial link

HAW Hamburg is committed to ensuring barrier-free digital access for people with disabilities. HAW Hamburg thus strives to make its websites and mobile applications accessible in accordance with national legislation on the implementation of the European Parliament and Council’s Directive (EU) 2016/2102 on the Accessibility of the Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies and with the Hamburg Accessible Information Technology Ordinance (Hamburgische Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung, HmbBITVO) of 10. September 2019. The HmbBITVO is based on the Accessible Information Technology Ordinance (Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung, BITV 2.0 of 12 September 2011, as amended on 21 May 2019).

Basis of this accessibility statement

Our website was independently assessed in accordance with BITV 2.0 on 23 November 2021 by Brain Appeal. You can receive the full text which this statement is based on by sending a request to info(at)

Status of compliance with requirements

The applicable accessibility requirements are derived from Article 1 HmbBITVO in conjunction with Article 3 paragraphs 1 to 4 and Article 4 of the Federal BITV, which was enacted on the basis of Article 11 of the Hamburg Disability Equality Act (Hamburger Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz, HmbBGG).

This website is partially compliant with the Disability Equality Acts at Federal and State level (Bundes-Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz, BGG, and Landes-Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz, LGG), BITV and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

The following aspects are not compliant with BITV:

  • Some descriptions of elements may not be sufficiently informative.
  • Some elements (such as opening and closing zoomed images) cannot be accessed or controlled via the keyboard.
  • Users who are blind, colour-blind or have vision impairments may not be able to correctly recognise some of the contents.

Date of Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement was issued on 14 December 2021.

Report a problem

If you would like to report a problem or receive more information about our implementation of accessibility, please contact us via info(at)