Accessibility

Accessibility on ihealth-t2d.org site.

This statement applies to content published on ihealth-t2d.org
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Resize to the size of your window, and display a readable text size whichever device you are using
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible the website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • some pages have poor colour contrast
  • some images do not have good alternative text
  • Many PDFs and other documents are not fully compatible with screen readers
  • Most video content does not have captions, transcriptions or audio descriptions
  • some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls

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

Imperial College London and Ihealth-TD2 are 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

The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:

  • where it fails the success criteria
  • planned dates for when issues will be fixed

Slideshow controls do not have ARIA roles

Slideshow (offscreen) slides are supposed to be hidden from screen readers but are not.

Only some HTML landmark elements are used. Some

tags should be replaced with ,

Only some HTML landmark elements are used. Some <div> tags should be replaced with <main>, <aside> to improve keyboard navigation. Some pages elements has insufficient color contrast.

Some documents and content are exempt from the regulations (such as live video content and PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services), so we do not currently have any plans to make them accessible. But if you need to access information in one of these document types, you can contact us and ask for an alternative format.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • No video captions, transcriptions or audio descriptions
  • Colour contrast issues
  • Content in tables that are not marked up correctly
  • No text alternatives for non-text content

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 ihealth-t2d@imperial.ac.uk.

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 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).

How we test this website

This website was last tested for accessibility compliance on 29th of September 2020, and these tests have been carried out internally.

Last updated

This statement was prepared on 29th of September 2020. It was last updated on 29th of September 2020.


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