Accessibility of CNMV websites

Accessibility statement

The Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September, on accessibility of websites and mobile applications of the public sector (hereinafter, Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018).

This accessibility statement applies to: https://www.cnmv.es

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018, due to the exemptions and non-compliance of the issues listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  • Non-compliance with Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018
    • There may be specific editing failures in some webpages, such as incorrect nesting of elements, existence of some broken hyperlinks, blank lists, links whose text is insignificant or which have incomplete or incorrect tags.
  • Disproportionate burden
    • Not applicable.
  • The content is not within the scope of the applicable legislation
    • There are computer files in PDF or other formats published before 20 September 2018, which do not fully comply with all the accessibility requirements.
    • Pre-recorded temporary multimedia content published prior to the entry into force of this royal decree.
    • Live multimedia content.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 19 September 2020.

The method used to prepare this statement was a self-assessment carried out by the body itself.

Last review of the statement: 19 September 2020.

Feedback and contact information

Communications on accessibility requirements (Article 10(2)(a) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018) may be issued, for example:

  • To report any potential infringement by this website.
  • To notify other difficulties in accessing content.
  • To make any other type of enquiry or suggestion for improvement related to website accessibility.

These communications may be issued in two ways:

Requests for accessible information and complaints

You may also request the content published on these websites, which is exempted from the obligation of being accessible, in an accessible format and file complaints related to accessibility requirements (Article 10(2)(b) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018) through the following link:

Complaint form

Communications, requests and complaints related to the accessibility of these websites will be received and addressed by the Policy and Innovation Department.

Enforcement procedure

You may file a complaint against the response to a request for accessible information or complaint related to the accessibility of these websites (Article 13 of RD 1112/2018), when:

  • your request or complaint has been rejected
  • you do not agree with the decision taken
  • the response does not comply with the requirements laid down in Article 12(5) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018
  • a period of twenty business days has elapsed and no reply has been received from the CNMV.

Optional content

The party concerned may file a complaint to ascertain the grounds for rejection and to challenge these, urge the adoption of the appropriate measures if it does not agree with the decision taken, or explain the reasons why it considers that the response does not comply with the requirements established.

Pursuant to prevailing legislation, requests, claims and complaints related to the CNMV’s websites may currently be filed. The complaints procedure may be initiated via the following link:

Complaints related to digital accessibility of these websites will be resolved by the Policy and International Affairs Directorate-General.

The website is optimised for Edge 79.0, Opera 32.0, Chrome 46.0 and Mozilla Firefox 41.0 or higher versions of these. The website has a responsive design for optimal visualisation on tablets and mobile devices. The latest versions of Chrome for mobile, Firefox for mobile, Safari mobile, Opera Mini and the native Android browser have been optimised for visualisation on these devices.

You may access the new accessibility functionalities which allow a better visualisation of the content according to your needs.

Accessibility of CNMV applications for mobile devices

Accessibility statement

The Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV) is committed to making its Apps for mobile devices accessible, in conformity with the  Spanish Royal Decree1112/2018 of 7 September on accessibility of websites and Apps for mobiledevices of the public sector (hereinafter, Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018).

The following accessibility statement corresponds to the CNMV's application for mobile devices in its versions for IOS and Android.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018, due to the exemptions and non-compliance of the issues listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  • Non-compliance with Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018
    • This accessibility statement does not include barriers on external sites, even if they are part of the navigation process.
    • The application contains images with no textual alternative.
    • The heading structure of the pages has jumps in their hierarchy.
    • The App’s display may not be adequate as the screen orientation does not change.
    • Colour has been applied to convey information without offering any alternative.
    • The contrast between textual and non-textual elements with the background may also be insufficient for some visually impaired users.
    • Resizing the text may cause some content to overlap.
    • Content or functionality could be lost if the user does not navigate by scrolling in two dimensions.
    • Some elements are not accessible through the keyboard.
    • The texts of headings and labels may not be understandable to all users.
    • The keyboard focus is not always visible.
    • The App has swipe functions, which do not have a one-click option.
    • There are actions that can be executed with the mouse or another cursor that cannot be cancelled or reversed by the user (in IOS version only).
    • No suggestions are offered to correct any errors that the user may have made in the forms (in Android version only).
    • Some forms may lack sufficient labels and instructions (in Android version only).
    • The W3C Consortium's automatic validator indicates that there are errors in the HTML code and CSS style sheets.
    • Some interactive elements are not accessible to screen readers.
    • Status messages do not appear in a box with the appropriate role (in IOS version only).
    • Not all criteria of the WCAG 2.1 standards are met.
    • The App does not use the documented platform accessibility services, and even using them it does not comply with requirements 11.5.2.5 to 11.5.2.17.
  • Disproportionate burden
    • Not applicable.
    • The content is not within the scope of the applicable legislation
      • There are computer files in PDF or other formats published before 20 September 2018, which do not fully comply with all accessibility requirements.

      Development of this accessibility statement

      This statement was developed on 30 September 2022.

      The method used to prepare this statement was a self-assessment with external resources carried out by the body itself.

      Last review of the statement: 30 September 2022.

      Feedback and contact information

      Communications on accessibility requirements (Article 10(2)(a) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018) may be issued, for example:

      • To report any potential infringement by this website.
      • To notify other difficulties in accessing content.
      • To make any other type of enquiry or suggestion for improvement related to App accessibility.

      These communications may be issued in two ways:

      Requests for accessible information and complaints

      You may also request the content published on these websites, which is exempted from the obligation of being accessible, in an accessible format and file complaints related to accessibility requirements (Article 10(2)(b) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018) through the following link:

      Request and complaints form

      Communications, requests and complaints related to the accessibility of these Apps will be received and processed by the Strategy, Innovations, and Sustainable Finance Department.

      Enforcement procedure

      You may file a complaint against the response to a request for accessible information or complaint related to the accessibility of these websites (Article 13 of the Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018), when:

      • A request or complaint has been rejected;
      • An individual is in disagreement with the decision taken;
      • The response does not comply with the requirements set in Article 12(5) of Spanish Royal Decree 1112/2018;
      • A period of twenty business days has elapsed and no reply has been received from the CNMV.

      The interested party may file a complaint to know and challenge the grounds for rejection, foster the implementation of the appropriate measures, if it does not agree with the decision taken, or explain the reasons why it considers that the response does not comply with the requirements established. The complaints procedure may be initiated through the following link:

      Complaints related to digital accessibility of this App will be resolved by the Policy and International Affairs Directorate-General.