Accessibility Statement

We are committed to ensuring that our websites are accessible to everyone. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please use our contact form, as we are continually striving to improve the experience for all of our visitors.

Standards compliance

  • All pages on this site follow priorities 1 & 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
  • All pages on this site validate as HTML 4.01
  • All pages on this site use structured semantic mark-up. H1 tags are used for main titles, h3 tags for subtitles.

Images

  • Unless they are purely decorative items, all images used on this web site have suitable alt attributes.
  • Content is accessible with images “off” (disabled).

Links

  • Most links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.
  • Links are written to make sense out of context.
  • URLs are permanent whenever possible.

Forms

  • All form controls are appropriately and explicitly labelled.
  • We provide an email address as an alternative form of access for our online forms.
  • Form validation routine does not rely on client-side script.

Scripts

  • We are using non obtrusive client-side scripts.
  • Content of this web site is usable without JavaScript support.

Visual design

  • This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
  • This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified “text size” option in visual browsers.
  • If your browser or browsing device does not support style sheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
  • Any information conveyed through the use of colour is also available without colour (i.e. text based).

How to modify this site to fit your needs

These links explain the many ways you can make the web more accessible to you.

Accessibility references

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