Website Accessibility

As of 26 February 2020

Website Accessibility Policy

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games advocates "Unity in Diversity" as one of its core concepts for the Tokyo 2020 Games vision. Accordingly, this website aims to provide information to everyone regardless of race, skin colour, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, political belief or physical or intellectual impairment. We are making the utmost efforts to enhance the accessibility of this website in accordance with the "2016 Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) X 8341-3 Guidelines for older persons and persons with disabilities - Information and communications equipment, software and services - Part 3: Web content."

Scope of compliance

Our efforts to enhance accessibility will apply to the following two websites:
Tokyo 2020 Games Official Website (this website): https://tokyo2020.org/

* Items included in the following web site and in the exceptions mentioned below will be excluded.
Media page: https://media.tokyo2020.org/
TOKYO 2020 Make The Beat! webpage : https://makethebeat.tokyo2020.org/en/index.html

Targeted compliance level

We aim to conform to the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

Non-conforming items

The following data are difficult to provide and will therefore be excluded.

  1. Content that have no revisable data (data that cannot be revised)
  2. A part of the image or video that was produced in the past
  3. Service provided by an external source or content that is attached to such service
  4. Certain video content
  5. PDF data

The official Tokyo 2020 web site may provide information using a video or a PDF file in order to prevent tampering and to improve visibility and convenience.

At present, securing accessibility for all videos and PDF files are not possible because of the amount of data and the technical requirements.
To ensure that those with an impairment or those who have any kind of difficulty obtaining the information have access, we will endeavor to include the information we provide in the main text of the web site.