Accessibility on National Wind Tunnel Facility site

This statement relates only to web pages with a web address beginning www.nwtf.ac.uk/ which are pages on the National Wind Tunnel Facility website created using HTML code only (no CMS) .

For other web addresses you should refer to the accessibility statement for that domain or sub domain.

How accessible the website is

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

·         Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard.

·         Resize to the size of your window, and display a readable text size whichever device you are using.

·         Zoom in up to 175% without the text spilling off the screen.

We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible, for example:

·         Many PDFs and other documents are not fully compatible with screen readers.

·         Some pages and document attachments are not clearly written

·         Some Elements have no title attribute or the title attribute is empty

·         Some pages have poor colour contrast

·         Documents have multiple static elements with the same id attribute: logo

 

Where content is not accessible, we will state a reason, warn users and offer alternatives.

 

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

The National Wind Tunnel Facility 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.

Non accessible content

Current list of non accessible content:

·         Mission statement cannot be accessed by keyboard

·         Website is not compatible with screen readers

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 admin@nwtf.ic.ac.

We will aim to respond within two days.

Enforcement procedure

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).

Last updated

This statement was prepared on 24th June 2020. It was last updated on 22nd September 2020.