Accessibility statement for northwales-pcc.gov.uk
This accessibility statement applies to our website at northwales-pcc.gov.uk
This website is run by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner North Wales. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- PDFs and other documents
Feedback and contact information
Let us know if you are having problems using this website or need information in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements let us know.
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).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner North Wales 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 (WCAG) version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Some older PDFs and other documents don’t meet accessibility standards, for example they not be accessible to a screen reader.
We understand that the regulations don’t require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. However if you need the information in an alternative format, please contact us.
WCAG 1.4.3 Contrast
The focus visible creates poor colour contrast on multiple links on our webpage and there is poor colour contrast when the focus is visible on the menu at the top of our webpage. We aim to fix these issues by February 2022.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
The following are issues that we do not need to fix right now. These are exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
PDFs and other documents
Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents.
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
How we tested this website
Our website was last tested on 02 January 2023. We use an automated tool Publica11y to flag up accessibility issues.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 02.01.2023. It was last reviewed on 20.01.23. A review is next due on 20.01.24.