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Accessibility Statement

 

WCAG 2.1 Certfied

Accessibility Statement

NCBI is committed to making its Website accessible, in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.

This accessibility statement applies to www.ncbi.ie

Compliance Status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level AA.

NCBI is committed to providing its website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and adhering to the required accessibility standards.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG2.1) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

The pages on this website are designed to be WCAG2.1 AA compliant, and to comply with all priority 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

Non-accessible Content

All content on this website conforms to WCAG 2.1 AA standards

Preparation of this accessibility statement

The Statement was prepared by IA Labs where IA Labs preformed a blend manual and automated accessibility audits using multiple platforms Windows (JAWS, NVDA), Mac(Voice Over), iOS (VoiceOver) and Android(TalkBack) and their native accessibility tools. A detailed issue log was created against WCAG 2.1 standards. These issues were presented to the development team who then amended these issues and brought the webiste in to WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.

This statement was created by IA Labs in Febuary 2021.

The statement was last reviewed on 24th March 2021.

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Accessibility Features of this Website

Keyboard/Screen reader navigation – to assist users who do not navigate the site using a mouse or other assistive technologies.

Accessible images – to inform users using a screen reader or other assistive technologies of an image’s contents.

Accessible forms – to assist all users submitting forms on our site.

Accessible tables – to inform users using a screen reader or other assistive technologies of table content.

Correctly structured content with good heading usage – to assist users using screen readers or other assistive technologies and to generally increase readability.

Useful link text descriptive links, not just “click here” – to inform users using screen readers or other assistive technologies. Where “read more” or “click here” links have been used, aria-labelling has been added for context.

Document accessibility – to assist users using screen readers or other assistive technologies and to generally increase readability.

Cross operating system compatibility – to ensure consistency in layout and navigation across all devices and operating systems and avoid bugs which may cause a user to be confused.

Charts and infographics – content was ensured that contextual information was given to the end user.

Mobile Navigation – for mobile navigation we ensured that all pages and features could be navigated using the appropriate gestures for native screen readers.

Feedback and contact information

If you find any problems not listed on this page, contact NCBI Contact Form

Enforcement procedure

If you are not happy with our response, or you want to raise an accessibility issue that is not related to this website, you can make a complaint via the NCBI Complaint Form

WCAG 2.1 Accessibility Auditing Service

If you would like your website, application or digital documents reviewed and tested for WCAG 2.1 Accessibility Standards, please contact the IA Labs Team at hello@ialabs.ie.