County Waterford, Ireland
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Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website
Invest in Waterford is committed to maintaining an accessible website. Our commitment to this is stated in Waterford Local Authorities “Accessible Information Policy”.
Invest in Waterford is committed to ensuring that this website achieves "Double-A" conformance with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0. This means that every page will comply with all checkpoints in the top 2 priorities of WCAG 1.0, to comply with the National Disability Authority's Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies. The National Disability Authority's Centre for Excellence in Universal Design has an introduction to policy and legislation relevant to Universal Design in Ireland.
Invest in Waterford is committed to ensuring that any new additions to the website will achieve "Level AA" conformance to the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
Invest in Waterford is committed to ensuring that accessibility will feature in any future procurement requests for 3rd-party systems or upgrades to existing systems.
Statement of the website's conformance with official accessibility guidelinesThe website currently conforms to WAI – AA. The most recent web accessibility audit for this website took place in April 2010.
Areas for improvement and time-lines
We are aware of some areas on the website where accessibility can be improved. We are currently working to achieve this. We hope that this website will maintain "Double-A" conformance with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0 , apart from some issues outlined below.
How to send feedback on this websites accessibility
Accessibility features of this website