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Accessibility policy

The Department of Commerce is committed to providing access to all individuals – with or without disabilities – seeking information on this website. We've built this website to conform to the Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), which requires that all individuals with disabilities (whether federal employees or members of the general public) have access to, and use of, information and data comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

If you have trouble viewing content

If you have difficulty accessing information on this site, particularly if using assistive technology including screen readers, eye tracking devices, or voice recognition software, please contact us. You can do this by emailing our Digital Engagement team at with the following information:

  • URL (web address) of the material you tried to access
  • The problem you experienced
  • Your contact information

We'll get back to you as soon as we can, and attempt to provide the information you're seeking.

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Right to File an Accessibility Related Complaint

To file a complaint against the Department of Commerce under section 508, please visit the Office of Civil Rights’ webpage.

To read the Department’s Notice of Rights under the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and to file a complaint under that statute, please visit the Office of Civil Rights’ webpage.

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