Ensuring this website is available to as
many sectors of the user community as possible
The following accessibility features have been incorporated throughout our website:
- There is a text equivalent for every non-text element
- Documents are organised so that they can be read without Style Sheets
- When scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off all pages are still usable
- Relative units are used in fonts so that users can control the text size
- No pop-up or new windows are used without informing the user
- Navigation mechanisms are used in a consistent manner
- All event handlers are device independent
While we have tried to ensure that this website is as accessible as possible if you are experiencing difficulties with the site or have any comments regarding accessibility please contact us at [email protected] and we will do our best to help.
This site uses CSS, HTML 5 and conforms with Conformance Level 1 of the WCAG (Priorities 1 ).
1. All pages on this site support HTML5 [HyperText Markup Language version 5.0]. This is indicated inside the <!doctype> tags on all pages:
The pages have been tested against the standards for HTML5 given by World Wide Web Consortium [www.w3c.org]
2. All pages on this site feature CSS [Cascading Style Sheets]. Some browsers do not support all features in CSS and as a consequence, you might experience irregularities in the design.
Issues may happen on these browsers:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer – Version < 7
- Netscape Navigator
- Opera – Version < 10
- Any older versions of any major browsers
The pages have been tested against the standards given by World Wide Web Consortium [www.w3c.org]
Netscape Navigator/Communicator users are deliberately excluded from some features due to the poor support for Cascading Style Sheets. Recent Netscape versions (6, 7, 8) have increased support for CSS.
3. This site has been tested against:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer – Version > 11 / Edge
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop & iOS)
This site has been evaluated on the basis of Priority 1 in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance to these Guidelines will help make the Web more accessible to users with disabilities and will benefit all users.
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