Website Accessibility

This Website complies with the Accessibility of Web-Based Information and Applications, published by the New York State Office of Information Technology Services: NYS Information Technology Policy NYS-P08-005.

If you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of our Website, please send an email to [email protected]

Plug-ins and File Formats

Some content on the www.osc.ny.gov website may require certain software and/or plug-ins to be viewable. Plug-ins are software that work with your browser to provide capability the browser may not otherwise have. Most software vendors offer versions of their plug-ins for each computer platform type.

For your convenience, we have listed the most common plug-ins that may be used on our site and provided links to the vendor sites where they can be obtained. These links do not indicate an endorsement of the products and are provided merely for convenience. Questions on use or installation should be directed to the respective vendor.

Adobe Acrobat

Use Adobe Acrobat to read Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Adobe Flash Player

Files with this extension (SWF) require the Adobe Flash Player.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft offers file viewer and converter programs to enable those who do not have MS-Word or have another version of MS-Word to open and view MS-Word files.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft offers Microsoft offers to enable those who do not have MS-Excel or have another version of MS-Excel to view MS-Excel files.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft offers file viewer and converter programs to enable those who do not have MS-PowerPoint or have another version of MS-PowerPoint to view MS-PowerPoint files.

WinZip

Zip files are single files, sometimes called "archives", that contain one or more compressed files. Files with this extension (.zip) require the WinZip to open and extract them.