At de Gournay, we are committed to ensuring equal access and opportunity for all individuals, including those with disabilities. We strive to make our website accessible to everyone and to comply with relevant accessibility standards and guidelines. This Disability Accessibility Policy outlines our commitment to accessibility and the measures we have taken to make our website more inclusive.
We aim to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, at a minimum Level AA. These guidelines provide a comprehensive set of recommendations for making web content more accessible to people with disabilities. We regularly review our website to ensure that it meets these standards.
Assistive Technology Compatibility
We strive to ensure compatibility with commonly used assistive technologies, such as screen readers and screen magnifiers. We make efforts to ensure that our website is accessible across different devices and browsers.
We have implemented the following accessibility features on our website:
1. Alternative Text: We provide alternative text descriptions for images, allowing screen readers to convey their meaning to users who are visually impaired.
2. Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be accessed and navigated using a keyboard alone, ensuring that users who cannot operate a mouse can still navigate through our content.
3. Clear Structure and Headings: We use proper headings and a logical structure to make it easier for users with screen readers or other assistive technologies to understand and navigate our website.
4. Captions and Transcripts: Where applicable, we provide captions for videos and transcripts for audio content to make them accessible to individuals with hearing impairments.
5. Color Contrast: We ensure that text and visual elements on our website have sufficient colour contrast, making it easier for users with visual impairments to read and comprehend the content
Feedback and Accessibility Support
We welcome feedback from users regarding the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us. We will make reasonable efforts to address your concerns and provide the information you need in an accessible format
While we strive to ensure accessibility on our website, there may be instances where third-party content or applications are beyond our direct control. In such cases, we will work with the relevant parties to encourage accessibility and explore alternative solutions whenever possible
Accessibility Policy Review
We will periodically review and update our accessibility policy to ensure its continued effectiveness and compliance with evolving accessibility standards and guidelines.
de Gournay is committed to providing an accessible online experience for all users, including those with disabilities. We recognise the importance of digital inclusion and are dedicated to making continuous improvements to enhance accessibility on our website