Web Accessibility Policy

To ensure that the website of the National Center for Art Research is accessible to everyone, including senior citizens and people with disabilities, our goal is to make sure that it conforms to level “AA” of the Japanese Industrial Standards JIS X 8341-3:2016 “Guidelines for designing with older persons and people with disabilities in mind – Information and communications equipment, software, and services – Part 3: Web content.

※ The term “conforms” or “conformity” in this policy is based on the notation defined in “JIS X 8341-3:2016 Compliance Level Indication Guidelines for Web Content, April 2021 Edition” published by the Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee of the Info-communication Access Council.


National Center for Art Research website
Web pages under the domain https://ncar.artmuseums.go.jp/

Targeted compliance level

Conformity with JIS X 8341-3:2016 Level AA

Success criteria to be added

The following Level AAA items

(1)1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced)
(2)1.4.8 Visual Presentation
(3)1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception)
(4)2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception)


  1. PDF (Portable Document Format) files
  2. Content without data that can be edited, such as content provided by third parties or content that cannot be edited due to reasons of copyright
  3. Images, video, and audio created in the past
  4. Services provided by third parties and associated content, or Web pages, images, and video, etc.
    • Website searches
    • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
    • Pages only accessible via QR code
    • Video streaming services (such as YouTube or Vimeo)
    • Cookie consent and preference management
    • Push notification software
    • Inquiry forms, Application forms, Questionnaire forms

Test results

Subdivision point Achievement standard Conformance level Application Adaptation Note
1.1.1 Non-text Content A
1.3.1 Info and Relationships A
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence A
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) AA
1.4.4 Resize Text AA
1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced) AAA Only the pages listed in "Success Criteria to be added" are targeted.
1.4.8 Visual Presentation AAA Only the pages listed in "Success Criteria to be added" are targeted.
2.1.1 Keyboard A
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap A
2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception) AAA Only the pages listed in "Success Criteria to be added" are targeted.
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable A
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide A
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks A
2.4.2 Page Titled A
2.4.3 Focus Order A
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) A
2.4.5 Multiple Ways AA
2.4.6 Headings and Labels AA
2.4.7 Focus Visible AA
2.4.8 Location AAA Excluding top and 404 pages.
3.1.1 Language of Page A
3.1.2 Language of Parts AA
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation AA
3.2.4 Consistent Identification AA
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions A
4.1.1 Parsing A
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value A