Accessibility Statement for

The Veterinary Research Institute publishes the following accessibility statement pursuant to Section 8 of Act No. 99/2019 Coll., on the accessibility of websites and on amending Act No. 365/2000 Coll., on public administration information systems and on amendments to other acts, as amended (hereafter the “Act”).

The Veterinary Research Institute is committed to making its websites accessible in accordance with the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies and the law.

The Accessibility Statement applies to websites in the domain

Compliance with international standards
According to the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/2048 of 20 December 2018 on the harmonised standard for websites and mobile applications, these websites are developed with the emphasis on the following standards:
(1) Harmonised European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08), which is legal regulation at both European Union and national level, using for technical meeting of accessibility requirements for websites and mobile applications the harmonised standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08), which refers to internationally recognised standards, in particular Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
(2) International Standard ISO 40500 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Compliance with accessibility requirements
The websites are in compliance with the accessibility requirements laid down by the relevant directive, act and relevant international standards, except for the content listed below:
(1) Some documents (in .PDF format) are not machine-readable.
(2) Some documents require different software to run, or websites are redirected to other organisations’ websites (e.g. entries for HR Award related areas –

(3) Other documents (especially those with scientific content) are not published in full version and with detailed description, e.g. because of the predominant visualization of the content, etc.
We are actively trying to eliminate all shortcomings, not only those detected by our own forces, but also those defined by external stimuli. All that in conformity with current national and European legislation.

Accessibility statement
The statement was made on 13 February 2023.

Possibilities for gaining information and suggestions
To obtain information that is inaccessible, difficult to access, etc., you can contact the administrators of the website or content creators of individual areas. The same procedure can be followed in the case of proposing motions to the Veterinary Research Institute (VRI) at the following addresses:

E-mail: or
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 4, Paragraph 7 of the Act, this method is considered by the Veterinary Research Institute as an alternate method of obtaining information.
Pursuant to Section 9 of the Act, anyone may file a complaint against the obliged entity requesting redress if they have reasonable grounds to suspect that a website or mobile application managed by the obliged entity does not comply with the requirements under Sections 4 to 6 or that the grounds under Section 8, Paragraph 1, Letter b) or Section 8, Paragraph 3, Letter c) are unsubstantiated.