Section 508 Accessibility Statement

Date:3/14/2007
Name of Product:www.StaplesLink.com
Contact for more Information:Accessibility@Staples.com


www.StaplesLink.com
Summary Table
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
CriteriaSupporting FeaturesRemarks and Explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating SystemsNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a software application or operating system.
Section 1194.22 Web-based internet information and applicationsPlease refer to the attached VPATN/A
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications ProductsNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a telecommunications product.
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media ProductsNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a video or multimedia product.
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed ProductsNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a contained, closed product.
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable ComputersNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a desktop or portable computer.
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance CriteriaNot Applicablewww.StaplesLink.com is not a functional performance criteria standard or document.
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and SupportPlease refer to the attached VPATN/A


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Section 1194.22 Web-Based Intranet and Internet Information Applications
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
CriteriaSupporting FeaturesRemarks and Explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via 'alt', 'longdesc', or in element content).Fully SupportedN/A
(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.Not ApplicableNo multimedia presentations are used on www.StaplesLink.com
(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.Fully SupportedN/A
(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.Fully SupportedN/A
(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map.Not ApplicableServer-side image maps are not used.
(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.Not ApplicableClient-side image maps are not used.
(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables.Not ApplicableData tables are not used.
(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers.Not ApplicableData tables are not used.
(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigationNot ApplicableFrames are not used.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.Not ApplicableNo pages exist on the site that utilize any technology which would create flicker.


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Section 1194.22 Web-Based Intranet and Internet Information Applications
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
CriteriaSupporting FeaturesRemarks and Explanations
(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.Not ApplicableText-only pages are not required on the site to achieve compliance.
(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology.Supported but with minor deficienciesMany pages use a scripting language which do not contain the required <NOSCRIPT> tag. The criteria will be addressed in a future release, estimated to be available July 2010.
(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with §1194.21(a) through (l).Fully SupportedN/A
(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Fully SupportedN/A
(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links.Fully SupportedN/A
(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Not ApplicableNo timed responses are employed on www.StaplesLink.com


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Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and Support - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
CriteriaSupporting FeaturesRemarks and Explanations
Section 1194.41 (a) Product Support DocumentationNot ApplicablePrinted user documentation is not required for the web site.
Section 1194.41 (b) Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesFully SupportedAccessibility features are outlined in the VPAT above. Descriptions of these features can be made available in different formats on request and at no additional charge.<NOSCRIPT> tag. The criteria will be addressed in a future release, estimated to be available July 2010.
1194.41 (c) Support ServicesFully SupportedN/A

Section 508 Accessibility Statement