Web Accessibility Policy

Yamaha Corporation is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to people with disabilities. All the pages on our website are aimed to meet W3C WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA conformance.


Yamaha Corporation's Global Site, which is consisted of the following directories:


  • As for the video content, the WCAG 2.0 success criterion "1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)" cannot be supported at this time.

Issues that are recognized at the moment

  • Some pages in the "Investor Relations" category include third party content which are not fully accessible, embedded by iframe. Continuously, we ask the content provider and encourage the accessibility improvement of these content.
  • Some video contents do not contain captions. We will improve this issue in the future.

Test Results (As of July 1, 2016)

Success Criteria Level Applied Result Remarks
1.1.1 Non-text ContentAYesPassed
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)AYesPassed
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded)AYesFailedCorporate profile video in "About Us" category and artist videos in "I Play Yamaha".
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded)AYesPassed
1.2.4 Captions (Live)AANoPassedNo applicable content.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)AAYesFailedException (cannot be supported at this time)
1.3.1 Info and RelationshipsAYesPassed
1.3.2 Meaningful SequenceAYesPassed
1.3.3 Sensory CharacteristicsAYesPassed
1.4.1 Use of ColorAYesPassed
1.4.2 Audio ControlAYesPassed
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)AAYesPassed
1.4.4 Resize textAAYesPassed
1.4.5 Images of TextAAYesPassed
2.1.1 KeyboardAYesPassed
2.1.2 No Keyboard TrapAYesPassed
2.2.1 Timing AdjustableANoPassedNo applicable content.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, HideAYesPassed
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below ThresholdAYesPassed
2.4.1 Bypass BlocksAYesPassed
2.4.2 Page TitledAYesPassed
2.4.3 Focus OrderAYesPassed
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)AYesPassed
2.4.5 Multiple WaysAAYesPassed
2.4.6 Headings and LabelsAAYesPassed
2.4.7 Focus VisibleAAYesPassed
3.1.1 Language of PageAYesPassed
3.1.2 Language of PartsAAYesPassed
3.2.1 On FocusAYesPassed
3.2.2 On InputAYesPassed
3.2.3 Consistent NavigationAAYesPassed
3.2.4 Consistent IdentificationAAYesPassed
3.3.1 Error IdentificationAYesPassed
3.3.2 Labels or InstructionsAYesPassed
3.3.3 Error SuggestionAAYesPassed
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)AANoPassedNo applicable content.
4.1.1 ParsingAYesPassed
4.1.2 Name, Role, ValueAYesPassed