Accessibility statement for the Cheshire East Council website

Cheshire East Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Cheshire East Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Cheshire East Council website:

  • provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
  • accessibility is discussed and supported at our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Board.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Cheshire East Council website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Cheshire East Council website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Cheshire East Council website:

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Cheshire East Council website is not compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer below version 9

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Cheshire East Council website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

Cheshire East Council assessed the accessibility of Cheshire East Council website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External automated checking

Other evidence

Other related evidence for Cheshire East Council website is available at:

  • https://index.silktide.com/uk-councils/cheshire-east-council

This statement was created on 16 September 2020 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.