Accessibility to our Website

Bank of the Pacific uses guidelines based on the international organization, W3C® which maintains the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.  These guidelines are organized around four major principals to make web content more Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust.

Web Standards

Bank of the Pacific web sites, web pages and applications endeavor to be compliant with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards. By following the W3C standards, pages and application will be well-structured, compatible, and useable, while also working well with assistive technologies.


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Recognize that information created by the Bank is largely considered to be in the public domain.
  • Correctly attribute all information on the site.
  • Observe all copyright laws.
  • Maintain public confidence in the Web site.
  • Define Web page visits (hits) in a conservative manner.
  • Follow correct HTML format at all times, quickly correcting any coding found to be incorrect.
  • Avoid the use of frames.
  • Allow for increased download speed.
  • Improve navigation of our growing site.
  • Provide a consistent visual appearance.
  • Maintain a search capability on every page.
  • Show users their current location in the Web site structure.
  • Show users other navigational options at any given level of the Web site hierarchy.
  • Keep the user's needs in mind and strive for simplicity.
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