Our website and Accessibility:
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.
Parish Council Websites is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.
Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions
Cawood Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Website & Mobile Applications) (No 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
These Regulations do not apply to the following content of a website or mobile application of a public sector body—
(a)office file formats published before 23rd September 2018, unless such content is needed for active administrative processes relating to the tasks performed by the public sector body;
(b)pre-recorded time-based media published before 23rd September 2020;
(c)live time-based media;
(d)online maps and mapping services, as long as essential information is provided in an accessible digital manner for maps intended for navigational use;
(e)third-party content that is neither funded nor developed by, nor under the control of, the public sector body;
(f)reproductions of items in heritage collections that cannot be made fully accessible because of either—
(i)the incompatibility of the accessibility requirement with either the preservation of the item concerned or the authenticity of the reproduction; or
(ii)the unavailability of automated and cost-efficient solutions that would easily extract the text of manuscripts or other items in heritage collections and transform it into content compatible with the accessibility requirement;
(g)content of extranets and intranets published before 23rd September 2019, until such websites undergo a substantial revision; and
(h)content of websites and mobile applications qualifying as archives.
This statement was prepared on July 5th 2019. It was last updated July 16th 2019.