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Accessibility Statement

CAFRE

This statement applies to content published on the www.cafre.ac.uk domain.

This website is run by The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • Zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

How accessible this website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • Some documents are in PDF format and are not accessible
  • Some tables do not have row headers
  • Some images do not have good or missing alternative text
  • Some third party HTML 5 Video content may not have subtitles or captions

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information in a different format contact us by filling in the enquiries form on our Contact us page. Please tell us:

  • The web address (URL) of the content
  • Your name and email address
  • The format you need, for example, audio CD, braille, BSL or large print, accessible PDF

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements contact us by filling in the enquiries form on our Contact us page.

Enforcement procedure

If you are not happy with our response contact the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) (https://www.equalityni.org/Home)

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

CAFRE 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 fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

This website is not compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The non-accessible sections are listed below.

Non accessible content

The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:

  • Some images do not have good or missing alternative text
    Planned dates for when issue will be fixed: ***TBC***
  • Some third party HTML 5 Video content may not have subtitles or captions
    All future video content will be filmed with subtitles or captions applied.

Some non-English pages have attachments in more than one language, and the language for the attachments is not identified, nor indicated within the files. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.1.1. We plan to fix this by September 2021.

Disproportionate burden

PDFs and other documents

If you PDFs or any other documents in a different format contact us by filling in the enquiries form on our Contact us page. Please tell us:

  • The web address (URL) of the content
  • Your name and email address
  • The format you need, for example; audio file, braille, BSL or large print, accessible PDF

Video subtitles or captions
Some third party HTML 5 Video content may not have subtitles or captions, if you require a transcript of the video please contact us by filling in the enquiries form on our Contact us page.

  • The web address (URL) of the content
  • Your name and email address
  • The format you need, for example; Text file or accessible PDF

How we tested this website

This website was and is currently being tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level A and level AA, and these tests have been carried out internally on 28/04/2021.

We used the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We plan to identify and fix issues according to the timescales shown for each area above.

This statement was prepared on 28/04/2021. It was last updated on 28/04/2021.