Accessibility

Activ aims to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 to AA level. Our website was developed based on the advice of specialists, as well as performing user testing and internal audits. Web testing was carried out in line with ISO/IEC 40500:2012 (WCAG 2.0). For the best user experience, ensure you are using a modern browser. Older browsers may affect the accessibility and appearance of this site.

The following accessibility requirements have been addressed in this site:

Contrast

To improve the contrast of text, click on the contrast link at the top of the page.


Document formats

Document formats are provided in PDF and HTML on the webpage.


Formatted text

Content on this website – such as headings, body text, listed content, content in tables – is formatted using HTML coding as required by WCAG.


Text Size

You can use the following options within your browser to adjust text size:

Internet Explorer – Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP

  • Go to the ‘View’ pull-down menu.
  • Go to ‘Text Size’.
  • A pop-up menu should appear showing you five different text sizes. Select ‘Larger’ or ‘Largest’ to make the text larger. This will also increase the size on many other Internet sites.

Internet Explorer – Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10

  • Hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard.
  • Press the ‘+’ key to make the text bigger or the ‘-‘ key to make the text smaller.
  • Keep repeating step 2 until the text is at a suitable size.

Safari – Mac OS

  • Hold down the ‘Apple’ key and press the ‘+’ key.
  • Repeat until the text is at a suitable large.

FireFox – all platforms

  • Hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard.
  • Press the ‘+’ key to make the text bigger or the ‘-‘ key to make the text smaller.
  • Keep repeating step 2 until the text is at a suitable size.

Text to Speech

On-screen readers are provided to listen to content both site content and documents.


Video

Transcripts are provided for all video content.


Images and graphics

The content of all images and graphics is described in alt text, which appears when a cursor/on focus sits on an image.


Links

Hyperlinks contain descriptions of information found in the link’s destination.  All links open in the same window with the exception of external links.


Layout

The layout of content on each page is controlled by Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).  Tables are not used for page layout.


Tables

Within a page, tables can be used to present tabular data in a logical manner. Row and column headers are identified using HTML, ensuring that data displayed in table cells is meaningful to screen reader users.


Navigation

This website allows full tab-based navigation:

  • When you are on a menu item or hyperlink, press enters to activate.
  • Hold down shift and tab to reverse the tab cycle.
  • The skip-to-content function provides the ability to navigate directly from the top of the page to the main content.

Printer Friendly Page

A Print Icon is included at the top left side of the page to allow users to print the page they are viewing.


Contact us

Please contact us if you have any difficulties using this site or you would like to provide us with feedback.

We look forward to speaking with you.