Our site conforms to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, level A.
Below there's a list of critical requirements, which alone cover nearly 40% of highlighted by W3C accessibility problems. These have been given extra attention and highest priority during expert evaluation.
Menu links are grouped and an option to bypass navigation is provided. Link to skip navigation has no visible anchor text, and is provided specifically for people using a screen reader.
Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the website. The following access keys are available throughout site:
1 - Home page
3 - Site map
9 - Contact us
0 - Accessibility statement
T - Top of the page
Wherever possible, they do not conflict with commonly-used screen reader and browser keyboard shortcuts.
Access keys are selected in different ways in different browsers:
Mozilla Firefox: Press ALT + SHIFT + the access key.
Google Chrome: Press ALT + the access key.
Opera: Press Shift + Esc to toggle into Access Key mode, then press the access key. Shift + Esc must be pressed each time you want to use an access key.
Internet Explorer: Press ALT + the access key, then Enter.
Safari: Press CTRL + the access key.
This site uses cascading style sheets for the most aspects of visual layout.
If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
Structured, semantic markup is used to represent document structure. H1 tags are used for main titles, h3 tags for subtitles, and so on.
Descriptive and meaningful text equivalents are provided for all content images, graphical buttons, symbols and objects. Images are not used to represent text, all headings are styled with the help of CSS and can be resized to suit users needs.
Website design has been tested against colour contrast to ensure that all information is still clear.
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