The Central Bank of Ireland is committed to making this website accessible in accordance with

European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020 - S.I. No. 358/2020. 

This accessibility statement applies to depositguarantee.ie.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the harmonised European standard Accessibility requirements for ICT products and services (based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1) due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

(a) Non-compliance with the harmonised European standard:

  • Many PDF documents published as PDFs which are less accessible than HTML pages for people using assistive technologies.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 22 October 2021.

We use the WCAG Level-AA guidelines to test how accessible depositguarantee.ie.  We use the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) approach to assess the site.

We have completed accessibility audits and have carried out user testing on the site.  We will continue to do this at regular intervals.

This statement was last reviewed on 22 October 2021.

Feedback and contact information

Contact the DGS team if you need access to information in an accessible format:

Email: info@depositguarantee.ie

Contact our Access Officer if you have any questions about Central Bank’s approach to accessibility:

Email: liam.mcmunn@centralbank.ie

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request, you can submit a complaint by following our Disability Complaints Handling Procedure.

Enforcement procedure

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request or complaint, you can complain to the Office of the Ombudsman under the terms of the Disability Act 2005.

Office of the Ombudsman,
6 Earlsfort Terrace,
Dublin 2,
D02 W773

Tel: +353 (0)1 639 5600
Email: complaints@ombudsman.ie
Web: www.ombudsman.ie/disability-act/make-a-complaint