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Accessibility statement for Breathe Stop Smoking

This statement applies to content published on https://www.breathestopsmoking.org/.

This website is run by Islington Council and Solutions 4 Health Ltd. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

How to request content in a different format

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We will consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

We have available to us a British sign language interpreter who can explain to our deaf client’s what services we are able to offer. This service is available free for our clients.

Find out how to contact us by visiting at https://www.breathestopsmoking.org/contact-us/

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Islington Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to ‘the non-compliances’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Some images do not have an accurate text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1. We plan to address this by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all controls (eg links, buttons, and fields) change appearance when they are selected. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.7. We plan to address this by 1st December, 2020.
  • The site does not allow users to quickly skip to the main content of a page. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.1. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all form controls have labels. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all text has sufficient contrast. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.3 and 1.4.6. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all links explain their purpose. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.4. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all fields identify their purpose programmatically. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.5. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Some navigation is not marked as lists. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Not all links can be used by screen readers. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2. We plan to address it by 1st December, 2020.
  • Some link text is the same for different destinations. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.4. We plan to address it by 1st December 2020.
  • Not all page headings follow a logical order (eg h1, h2). This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1. We plan to address it by 1st December 2020.

 Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 10th November 2020.

This website was last tested on 16 October 2020. The test was carried out by Islington Council using a combination of manual and automated testing.