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Accessibility is important to us

Real collaboration without barriers

What we want to say: For us as passionate believers in true collaboration, the focus is not only on our tool, but above all on the people who use it. In a nutshell: Accessibility is a topic close to our core and creating true inclusivity is a commitment for us. As a leading manufacturer of secure collaboration software, we take responsibility for ensuring that all users can use our app and work together equally and without limitations. That is why we are committed to digital accessibility out of a strong sense of conviction.

Step by step, we are working to make our software accessible to all people and are continuously improving. Because in both the analogue and even more so in the digital world, no barriers should exist, but equal opportunities should be created for everyone. “We change how teams collaborate” – that is our mission, also in terms of accessibility.

What is accessibility in the digital context?

Accessibility in the digital context refers to the design of digital products, services or content (such as software, app or website) so that they are accessible and usable by all people, regardless of their individual abilities or limitations.

The goal of digital accessibility is to ensure that everyone can equally benefit from, easily access and navigate the possibilities of the digital world – regardless of any disabilities. Accessibility in the digital context refers to appropriate and predefined design and functionality. This includes alternative text for images, clear headings, high contrast, keyboard navigation and compatibility with screen readers. The implementation of accessibility promotes the inclusion of all stakeholders and enables all users equally to use digital content and services without restriction.

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Accessibility statement

Version: May 2023

The accessibility statement contains information about the accessibility of the web site or web application in accordance with § 12a of the Disability Equality Act. Furthermore, you will be provided with contact options for reporting existing barriers.

We shall endeavour to make the Conceptboard application accessible. The legal basis is the Disability Equality Act (BGG), the Barrier-free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0) and the harmonized European standard EN 301 549 in its currently valid version.

Status of compliance with the requirements

On 24.10.2022, the Conceptboard application was subjected to accessibility tests according to the BITV test procedure.

The Conceptboard application is partially compatible with the requirements of the BITV. Of the 49 applicable test steps, 28 test steps meet the requirements of the BITV.

The content listed below is not or only partially accessible. The reasons for this circumstance are presented in parentheses. An improvement in accessibility will be implemented gradually.

  1. Graphical controls (missing alt text, insufficient contrast)

  2. Graphics and images (missing alternative text)

  3. Texts (contrast not sufficient)

  4. Keyboard control (not always usable)

  5. Keyboard focus (contrast not sufficient)

  6. Specify main language (HTML tag missing)

  7. Navigation (mechanisms not uniform)

  8. Custom components (ARIA attributes are missing)

Preparation of Accessibility Statement

This statement was prepared on 22.05.2023. The statement was last reviewed on 22.05.2023.

Feedback and contact details

Have you noticed any shortcomings in the accessibility of content? Or do you have questions about accessibility? Then you are welcome to contact us:


Conciliation procedure

The Federal Government Commissioner for the Interests of Persons with Disabilities has an arbitration board in accordance with § 16 BGG. The Conciliation Board has the task of resolving conflicts between people with disabilities and federal public authorities.

You can contact the arbitration board if you are not satisfied with the answers from the above-mentioned contact option. It’s not about finding winners or losers. Rather, the goal is to find a solution to a problem together and out of court with the help of the arbitration board. The conciliation procedure is free of charge. They also do not need legal assistance. On the website of the arbitration board you will find all information about the arbitration procedure. There you can read about how an arbitration procedure works and how to apply for arbitration.

You can contact the arbitration board at the following address:

Schlichtungsstelle nach dem Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz
bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen
Mauerstraße 53
10117 Berlin


The role of accessibility for visual collaboration

Accessibility in digital collaboration means that collaboration tools in particular are designed and developed in such a way that they can be used effectively by all users regardless of their individual abilities or limitations. All team members should be able to participate equally in the collaboration, contribute and benefit from the functions and advantages of the collaboration platform.

Accessible collaboration software enables users with disabilities to navigate, communicate and share ideas effectively. It fosters an inclusive and diverse environment for collaboration, increasing teamwork, creativity and productivity. It helps avoid exclusion and promotes open communication without restrictions. Accessibility is not only an ethical obligation in everyday work, but also a legal requirement in many countries.

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