This accessibility statement applies to powell-cottonmuseum.org.
This website is run by The Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means 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
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also tried to make the website text as simple as possible to understand, within the constraints of the subject matter.
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:
- most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
- some pages include heading elements that are not in a sequentially-descending order
- screen readers may be able to browse and read outside modal windows.
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, please contact us and we will do our best to assist:
- write to us at The Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens, Quex Park, Birchington, Kent, CT7 0BH
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, please contact us.
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).
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- In relation to the ‘social share’ icons on our Collections and Blog posts, screen reader focus does not shift automatically to the first element of overlay after selecting “Share” button.
- In relation to the ‘social share’ icons on our Collections and Blog posts, screen readers may not accurately read the content.
This functionality is controlled by the third-party ‘ShareThis’ tool.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 16 April 2021. It was last reviewed on that date.
This website was last tested on 16 April 2021. The test was carried out by Huxley Digital Ltd.
Our sample of pages to test was based on ensuring content of each type was tested, including our most popular landing pages.