Accessibility Statement

The Life Sciences Hub Wales website has been built to international standards for internet accessibility, to make it inclusive for people who use access technology to browse websites.

It satisfies all Priority 1 checkpoints of the Web Accessibility Guidelines as standard, and aims to meet all Priority 2 guidelines to make it easier for disabled users to interact with the site.

If you have any feedback, suggestions or comments, please email us on hello@lifescienceshubwales.com or get in touch using our online contact form.

If you experience any kind of difficulty in using this site, please contact us immediately so that we can work to fix the issue as quickly possible.

 

Standards compliance

This website has been built to conform to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web content accessibility guidelines. In meeting at least Level AA of their accessibility standards, the pages of this site meet all Priority 1 and 2 requirements.

All website pages validate as XHTML 1.0 transitional and use CSS for layout. In complying with international standards, this means that the content of this site should be compatible with all current and future browsers.

Only relative font sizes have been used on this site, so that viewers can re-size the text in visual browsers for their convenience.

 

Images

Where images are used to display information on this website, a text alternative is supplied for users of non-visual browsers and assistive technologies. The “alt” and “longdesc” attributes provide an explanation of significant images.

 

Further resources

You may be interested in further resources about the W3C and their standards for web accessibility. “W3C” stands for the World Wide Web Consortium, a group of 385 organisations who function as an international standards organisation for the internet, ensuring its operation across platforms, technologies and local laws. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is how the W3C advise on internet accessibility standards for usage by both able and disabled people. They offer tools and tutorials for improving website accessibility.

 

If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to email us on hello@lifescienceshubwales.com or get in touch using our online contact form.