We wish to provide an accessible web experience for the widest possible range of users, including those with disabilities. The following information outlines the various methods we have used to increase the accessibility to this website.
If you would like further information about our accessibility standards or have problems accessing this website, please contact us.
The font sizes used for text on this website can be controlled by the user. Most modern browsers allow the user to customize the size of text on a page through a menu option. The following directions explain how to make text larger in major browsers:
Mozilla FirefoxFrom the menu bar, select View > Text Size > Increase (Shortcut: Ctrl++)
SafariFrom the menu bar, select View > Make Text Bigger (Shortcut: Command+)
Internet ExplorerFrom the menu bar, select View > Text Size > Larger
Third party plug-ins are used as sparingly as possible on this website. Where plug-ins are used, an equivalent version of the content, usually in plain HTML, is provided.
Links to the latest versions of the plug-ins used by this website can be found below:
All pages on this website use structured semantic markup that produces valid XHTML.
The overall “look and feel” of the site is rendered with the use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
The majority of images on this website are used purely for decorative purposes and are rendered through stylesheets. Suitable alternative text has been made available for images that provide information as part of the content of a page. All content has been made fully usable and accessible when images are disabled.
This site uses the title attribute on links to describe each link in greater detail. Links are written to make sense out of context to better accommodate individuals accessing the site with assistive devices.
While this website is accessible from a wide range of browsing devices, the latest versions of the following browsers are recommended: