Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on 05-04-2018. The Municipality of Breda wishes to be fully digitally accessible. To be able to comply with this standard, web guidelines have been drawn up. The purpose of web guidelines is: to provide everybody with access in a user-friendly manner to high-quality online information and services. More information is available on the DigiToegankelijk website.

This statement applies to the following website(s):

Approach to increase the accessibility of our website

The following measures have been taken to promote compliance with the accessibility requirements:

  • Automatic testing: The website is regularly tested by an automatic testing tool • Internal checks prior to publication: Prior to publication, the editorial team tests all content for accessibility. 
  • Regular internal checks: The editorial team carries out interim checks on the content.
  • Software: the editorial team uses special software to improve the accessibility of information (text, images and video).
  • Training of employees: The editorial team has undergone training about accessibility.

Additional information

The Municipality of Breda fulfils the accessibility requirements of at AA level.

Breda continues to work towards accessibility links to other websites, such as the Map of Trees (Bomenkaart), road works and the knowledge database. Not all information on these platforms fulfils the web guidelines. We are looking at ways in which to ensure that any new information offered here can also be accessed in a user-friendly manner.


The web guidelines place high demands on PDFs. At, where possible, information is offered in short texts. PDFs of policy papers are offered in the knowledge database. The Municipality of Breda is currently unable to guarantee that all of these files meet the web guidelines.


If you experience any problems with the accessibility of this website, could you please inform us of these at contact. Please provide a link to the web page where you experienced the problem.

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