This statement applies to content published on synbiCITE.com
Accessibility on SynbiCITE site
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- Responsive design (meaning the display of all content is optimised for all screen sizes)
- Skip to main content links
- Text resizing
- Colour contrast
How accessible the website is
Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
- some pages and document attachments are not clearly written
- some tables do not have row headers
- some pages have poor colour contrast
- some heading elements are not consistent
- some images do not have good alternative text
- some buttons are not correctly identified
- some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls
- many older documents in PDF format are not fully accessible
What we do about known issues
We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible. Where content is not accessible, we will state a reason, warn users and offer alternatives.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
SynbiCITE is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the known issues listed below. (to be added)
Non accessible content
The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:
- where it fails the success criteria
- planned dates for when issues will be fixed
Issues to be fixed asap
Some documents and content are exempt from the regulations (such as live video content and PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services), so we do not currently have any plans to make them accessible. But if you need to access information in one of these document types, you can contact us and ask for an alternative format.
Non compliance with the accessibility regulations
Aspects that do not meet WCAG 2.1 AA standards are
- No video captions, transcriptions or audio descriptionsColour contrast issues
- Website content not navigable using a keyboard
- Content in inaccessible documents such as old PDFs
- Content in tables that are not marked up correctly
- Content is not optimised to display on different screen sizes or orientation
- No text alternatives for non-text content]
We plan to fix this ASAP
Reporting accessibility issues
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille or if you find any accessibility issues not listed on this page then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in within 1 week.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)
How we test this website
This website is currently being tested for accessibility compliance and these tests have are being carried out internally
We are using the 'Accessibility Insights for Web' when deciding on a sample of pages to test.
This statement was prepared on 27/11/2020. It was last updated on 27/11/2020.