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Accessibility Statement for CAHSS Speed Test

This accessibility statement applies to www.speedtest.cahss.ed.ac.uk. This website is run by The University of Edinburgh. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible: When the speed test begins feedback is given that the test has started and feedback will be given once the test is complete, but screen readers will not hear feedback that the test is active whilst it is running in an active state.

Feedback and contact information

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

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 28 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: cahss.dit@ed.ac.uk.

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

If you contact us before your visit, we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. Our office is not fitted with an induction loop.

British Sign Language Scotland runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates from 8am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week.

You can contact us at the following address: The University of Edinburgh, 56 George Square, Rooms 1.06 and 1.07, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The University of Edinburgh 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 [insert one of the following: ‘the non-compliances’, ‘the exemptions’ or ‘the non-compliances and exemptions’] listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

When the speed test begins feedback is given that the test has started and feedback will be given once the test is complete, but screen readers will not hear feedback that the test is active whilst it is running in an active state. This fails Success Criterion 4.1.3 Status Messages

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We have a process of continual improvement for assessing and fixing issues, including accessibility.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18th September 2020 It was last reviewed on 18th September 2020.

This website was last tested on 18th September 2020. The test was carried out by The University of Edinburgh.

We used an automated on-page accessibility tool to test the index page