10.2.36: Error prevention (legal, financial, data)

Where ICT is a non-web document, it shall satisfy the success criterion in Table 10.36.

Table 10.36: Document success criterion: Error prevention (legal, financial, data)

For documents that cause legal commitments or financial transactions for the user to occur, that modify or delete user-controllable data in data storage systems, or that submit user test responses, at least one of the following is true:

  1. Reversible: Submissions are reversible.
  2. Checked: Data entered by the user is checked for input errors and the user is provided an opportunity to correct them.
  3. Confirmed: A mechanism is available for reviewing, confirming, and correcting information before finalizing the submission.
NOTE: This success criterion is identical to the WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) replacing "web pages" with "documents".

Testing methods

Type of compliance Inspection
  1. The ICT is a non-web document.
  1. Check that the document does not fail the Success Criterion in Table 10.36.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

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