Accessibility Policy

Accessibility Policy

This accessibility policy sets out information which details the availability of Community Jameel ’s website at the domain <cjameel.org> (the “CJ Website) to users with different needs.  This accessibility policy covers the Community Jameel’s aims and approach to accessibility, the core functions a user of the CJ Website should be able to perform and what Community Jameel is doing in practice to improve the accessibility of the CJ Website.

Introduction

Community Jameel recognises that many different forms of disability affect access to the CJ Website.  A proactive approach to improving the CJ Website and the services offered via the CJ Website has been adopted.

Community Jameel aims for the CJ Website to meet the needs of disabled users and offer accessible information and services.  Community Jameel endeavours to move towards compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0 AA standard.  Community Jameel seeks to provide a good experience for users of the CJ Website with special needs.

Approach

Community Jameel’s approach to accessibility is to attempt to make the CJ Website and services easy to use and understand for all users, including by the customisation of computing devices.  It is recognised that not just disabled people are affected by issues of accessibility.  The CJ Website webpages intend to be clear with easy to follow content. 

Using the CJ Website

The CJ Website has been developed to be fully html 5 compliant with all titles, links, and other text content fully compliant.  This allows all text readable by text readers and fonts adjustable by html 5 compliant browsers.  The CJ Website is responsive to both form factor and font sizing changes assuming reasonable usage.

The CJ Website includes the following:

  • a site map.

  • contact details for Community Jameel.

  • contact details to provide feedback regarding improving the accessibility of the CJ Website.

Customer involvement

Community Jameel welcomes the feedback of users of the CJ Website with special needs.  Community Jameel will seek in the future to involve, as appropriate, those users in the development and testing of new services and content.

Alternative solutions

Community Jameel may be able to offer an alternative format or solution to accessibility problems encountered by users of the CJ Website.  Please contact the Community Jameel using the contact details as set out below.

Standards compliance

Although the CJ Website doesn’t currently fully comply in all areas, Community Jameelaspiration is to conform to the Worldwide Web Consortiums (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Level AA, and ensure it maintains this standard once it is achieved.  This accessibility standard is being achieved by ensuring the CJ Website content is clearly presented and written in a way which the Community Jameel believes is easy to understand and follow.

Contacts

If you have any questions or feedback regarding the accessibility of the CJ Website, or if you experience any difficulty using the CJ Website, please contact Community Jameel via info@cjameel.org, giving details of your query.

Date of policy:02/09 2016