We want everyone who visits our website to be able to access the full range of services available, regardless of their skill or technology.
This accessibility statement applies to https://www.adoptcoasttocoast.org.uk.
This website is run by Durham County Council.
How accessible the site is
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible.
Feedback and contact information
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page, think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements or have any feedback, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to contact us about any other issues, please email us at email@example.com.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
We are committed to making our websites accessible, in accordance with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Under the Equality Act 2010 we must ensure we do not unlawfully discriminate in our service delivery and make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities where necessary. We are constantly working to improve the accessibility and usability of our site.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
A program of work is underway to address issues, involving both our in-house developers and designers, and the companies who provide 3rd party functionality. We aim to resolve the issues by September 2021.
- stylesheets: some content is in stylesheet, making it unavailable to screen readers and users who are not using the stylesheet, failing success criterion 1.3.1
- navigation: the system does not have information about its general layout failing success criterion 2.4.5
- outline / border style: the stylesheet makes it difficult to see the dotted link focus outline, failing success criterion 2.4.7
The Statement of Purpose and Information Pack PDF documents are not accessible.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
- maps unless they provide core information
- content that’s under someone else’s control that we haven’t paid for or developed ourselves:
- social media buttons
Preparation of this statement
This statement was prepared on 31 March 2021. The website code, design and content was checked for accessibility at that point.
Code and design are re-checked whenever they undergo a major modification. We do this internally using a combination of automated and manual checking.
Content is manually maintained by Adopt Coast to Coast.