All pages have been designed and built to comply with all accessibility requirements outlined in the WCAG 1.0 guidelines, provided by the WAI-W3C international standard.

For more information you can visit

Note: Links to external sites are not guaranteed to be accessible and compliant with specifications. SpA, has made its website SpA, has made its website compliant with the 22 requirements certifying accessibility outlined in Annex A of the Ministerial Decree dated July 8, 2005.

To this end, it identified the Asphi Foundation-Onlus registered in the CNIPA Register of Evaluators and commissioned it to assess the site's compliance with the requirements.


The evaluation was carried out using the following browsers:

Browser Version Operating Environment
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.17501 Windows 7 Professional SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0.8080.16413 Windows 7 Professional SP1
Mozilla Firefox 34.0 Windows 7 Professional SP1, Windows XP ITA SP3
Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3 Windows XP ITA SP3
Mozilla Firefox Xubuntu 7.04
Google Chrome 39.0.2171.95 Windows 7 Professional SP1
Opera 9.10 Windows XP ITA SP2
Konqueror 3.5.6 Xubuntu 7.04
Safari 3.0.2 (522.13.1) Windows XP ITA SP2
Links 2.1pre26 Gentoo 2007.0

Evaluation by automatic or semiautomatic tools of the site pages was carried out using the following applications:

Browser Version Description
W3C Markup Validation Services 1.3 1.3
W3C CSS Validation Services N/A Check cascading style sheets (CSS) and (X)HTML documents containing style sheets.
CSE HTML Validator PRO 8.03 It allows all pages of a website to be analyzed against the stated DTD and WCAG 1.0.
Colour Contrast Analyzer [Firefox Extension] 0.96 It allows you to check color contrasts in a web page.

Declaration of compliance with the 22 requirements to be subjected to technical verification pursuant to Art. 2, paragraph 2, and Art. 5, paragraph 2, of DM 08/07/2005:

Requirement Requirement Compliant (Yes/No/N.A.) Notes
1 Yes 1 Yes The entire site was created using the XHTML 1.0 language with Strict DTD (Document Type Definition).
2 Yes The site was designed excluding the use of frames.
3 Yes Every non-text object has an equivalent alternative in text form.
4 Yes No site functionality is conveyed exclusively through particular colors.
5 Yes No moving or flashing objects were used.
6 Yes The site was verified for compliance by analysis using the Colour Contrast Analyzer software.
7 Yes 7 Yes The image maps used are client-side only. There is an alternative link for each area of the map.
8 N.A. No server-side image maps were used.
9 Yes Data tables have all the required attributes.
10 Yes Data tables use the elements (markers) and attributes provided in the adopted DTD.
11 Yes 11 Yes The presentation of the content is governed by style sheets. Pages can be read even in the absence of the style sheets.
12 Yes The structure of the site is designed to accommodate the various possible resolutions. Scalable units have been used that allow enlargement or diminution of the characters.
13 N.A. No tables were used for layout purposes.
14 Yes The forms used have the required labels for the proper identification of input fields.
15 Yes 15 Yes The pages of the site can also be used with programming objects disabled.
16 Yes All events that require special input systems can also be triggered using the keyboard.
17 Yes All functionality conveyed by means of programming objects can be used even with programming objects disabled.
18 N.A. There are no videos or multimedia content.
19 Yes All links present have alternative texts that make their purpose clear. Mechanisms have been included to skip the menus present and go directly to the page
20 N.A. There are no pages that require actions to be performed within a predetermined time interval.
21 Yes All links present allow navigation using only the keyboard or other alternative systems beside the mouse.
22 N.A. It was not necessary to create any alternative accessible page.

Outcome of the application of the analysis methodologies recommended in paragraph 2 of Annex A of M.D. 08/07/2005 to the site pages:

Checkpoint Yes/No/N.A. Notes
A) Are the content and functionality present on the site pages the same in different browsers? Yes  
B) Is the page presentation similar in all browsers that support the technologies indicated in Requirement 1? Yes  
C) If image loading is disabled, is the content and functionality of the site still usable? Yes  
D) If the sound is turned off, are the contents of any audio files accessible in any other form? N.A. There is no audio/video content on the site
E) Is the page content still usable if one uses the controls available in browsers to set font size? Yes  
F) Are the pages navigable in an understandable manner using only the keyboard? Yes  
G) Is the content and functionality of the site still usable (including in an equivalent manner) when disabling style sheets, scripts, and applets and objects? Yes  
H) Examining site pages with a text browser:
Are content and functionality available (including in an equivalent manner) as they are in graphical browsers?
Do the contents of the pages retain their overall meaning and semantic structure?

I) Are the differences in brightness and color between the text and the background sufficient, according to the algorithms recommended by W3C? Yes