Accessibility declaration

BNP Paribas undertakes to make its internet, intranet and extranet sites and software packages accessible in accordance with Article 47 of Law no. 2005-102 of 11 February 2005.

Digital accessibility is a constant concern in the design and implementation stages of websites and mobile applications, which we make available to our customers and also to our employees.

This concern is reflected in the development and publication of a multi-year accessibility plan. Our policy on digital accessibility and the annual action plans for the compliance of the website and the associated mobile application with the RGAA are included.

This accessibility declaration applies to


BNP PARIBAS – WELL OF HISTORY is partially compliant with the general accessibility improvement framework. Non-compliances are listed below.


The RGAA (general accessibility improvement framework) 4.1.2 compliance audit carried out by Numerik-ea revealed that :

  • 55.13% of RGAA 4.1.2 criteria are met.

In detail :

  • Number of compliant criteria: 43
  • Number of non-applicable criteria: 35
  • Number of non-compliant criteria: 28


The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons :


List of non-compliant criteria :

  • 1.2 Is each decorative image correctly ignored by assistive technologies ?
  • 1.3 For each image conveying information with a text alternative, is this alternative relevant (excluding special cases) ?
  • 1.6 If necessary, does each image conveying information have a detailed description ?
  • 1.9 If necessary, is each image caption correctly linked to the corresponding image ?
  • 3.1 On each web page, information must not be conveyed through colour alone. Has this rule been followed ?
  • 3.2 On each web page, is the contrast between the colour of the text and the colour of its background sufficiently high (excluding special cases) ?
  • 3.3 On each web page, are the colours used in the interface components or graphic elements conveying information sufficiently contrasting (excluding special cases) ?
  • 4.1 If necessary, does each pre-recorded time-based medium have a text transcript or an audio description (excluding special cases) ?
  • 4.5 If necessary, does each pre-recorded time-based medium have a synchronised audio description (excluding special cases)?
  • 6.1 Is each link explicit (excluding special cases) ?
  • 6.2 On each web page, does each link have a title ?
  • 7.1 If necessary, is each script compatible with assistive technologies ?
  • 7.3 Can each script be controlled by the keyboard and by any pointing device (excluding special cases) ?
  • 7.5 On each web page, are status messages correctly rendered by assistive technologies ?
  • 8.2 For each web page, is the generated source code valid according to the specified document type (excluding special cases) ?
  • 8.6 For each web page with a page title, is this title relevant ?
  • 8.7 On each web page, is each language change indicated in the source code (excluding special cases) ?
  • 8.9 On each web page, tags must not be used solely for presentation purposes. Has this rule been followed ?
  • 8.10 On each web page, are changes in reading direction indicated ?
  • 9.1 On each web page, is information structured by the appropriate use of headings ?
  • 9.4 On each web page, is each quotation correctly indicated ?
  • 10.1 On the website, are style sheets used to control the presentation of information ?
  • 10.2 On each web page, is visible content conveying information still present when style sheets are disabled ? 
  • 10.4 On each web page, does the text remain legible when the size of the characters is increased to at least 200% (excluding special cases) ?
  • 10.6 On each web page, is each link whose nature is not obvious visible in relation to the surrounding text ?
  • 11.2 Is each label associated with a form field relevant (excluding special cases) ?
  • 11.8 In each form, are items of the same nature in a selection list grouped together in a relevant manner ?
  • 11.10 In each form, is input control used in a relevant manner (excluding special cases) ?
  • 11.11 In each form, is input control accompanied, if necessary, by suggestions to facilitate the correction of input errors ?
  • 11.13 Can the purpose of an input field be deduced to facilitate the automatic completion of fields with user data ?
  • 12.8 On each web page, is the tab order consistent ?
  • 13.2 On each web page, the opening of a new window must not be triggered without user action. Has this rule been followed ?
  • 13.8 On each web page, can all moving or flashing content be controlled by the user ?
  • 13.9 On each web page, is the proposed content viewable regardless of screen orientation (portrait or landscape) (excluding special cases) ?

Content not subject to accessibility requirements

  • Files available in office formats published before 23 September 2018;
  • Third-party content that is neither financed nor developed by the organisation concerned and that is not under its control.


This statement was drawn up on 29 March 2024.

Technologies used to create the website

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

Test environment

The web pages were tested with the following combinations of web browsers and screen readers :

  • NVDA, Firefox
  • Jaws, Firefox
  • Voiceover, Safari

The following tools were used during the assessment:

  • WCAG contrast checker
  • HeadingsMap
  • Web developer
  • ARC Toolkit
  • PAC (PDF Accessibility Checker)

Website pages checked for compliance

  • Home page:
  • Legal notices:
  • Accessibility:
  • Site map:
  • Contact us:
  • News:
  • Theme/banking, sport and cinema:
  • Our funds at a glance:
  • Videos:
  • Podcast:
  • Post:
  • Annual report:
  • Images:
  • A major European group:
  • Our branches before/after:


If you are unable to access any content or a service, you can contact the website manager to be directed to an accessible alternative or to obtain the content in another form.

  • Send a message : contact us
  • Contact Archives and history BNP Paribas [url of a page with the entity’s contact details]


This procedure is to be used in the following case.
You have notified the website manager of a lack of accessibility that is preventing you from accessing content or one of the services and you have not received a satisfactory response.