Activelink is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.
This accessibility statement applies to www.activelink.ie.
This website is partially compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level AA.
Activelink is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are currently working with IA Labs and NCBI to ensure we meet accessibility standards. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and adhering to the required accessibility standards.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
Accessibility Features of this Website
Skip to content link – is functional on all webpages to allow keyboard users to bypass repeated sections like navigation panes.
Keyboard/Screen reader navigation – has been implemented across the website to assist users who navigate the site using assistive technologies or who do not use a mouse.
Forms – have correct focus order and validation.
Cross operating system compatibility – to ensure consistency in layout and navigation across all devices and operating systems and avoid bugs which may cause a user to be confused.
Mobile Navigation – to ensure all pages and features can be navigated using the appropriate gestures for native screen readers.
Images – we are currently working through images to add contextual alternative text.
Link text – we are working to remove “click here”, “read more” and any other link labels that do not give context. We will use a unique link name when possible or an ARIA label.
Correctly structured content with good heading usage – we are currently working through all our pages to create logical heading structures.
Document accessibility – has not yet been implemented. If you require an accessible document, please contact us using the email address at the end of this document.
Preparation of this Accessibility Statement
The Statement was prepared by IA Labs where IA Labs performed a blend of manual and automated accessibility tests using multiple platforms Windows (JAWS, NVDA), Mac (VoiceOver), iOS (VoiceOver) and Android (TalkBack) and their native accessibility tools. A detailed issue log was created to measure against WCAG 2.1 standards. These issues were presented to the development team who are amending these issues and bringing the website in to WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.
This statement was created by IA Labs in February 2023.
The statement was last reviewed in February 2023.
Feedback and Contact Information
If you find any problems not listed on this page, contact email@example.com
If you are not happy with our response or if you want to raise an accessibility issue that is not related to this website, you can make a complaint here.
WCAG 2.1 Accessibility Auditing Service
If you would like your website, application or digital documents reviewed and tested against the WCAG 2.1 standards, please contact the IA Labs team at firstname.lastname@example.org.