Accessibility Statement

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This website has been developed in accordance with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendations. It is organized to be easy to navigate and designed to be visually comfortable. If you have any problem using this website please contact us.

This website is coded to be accessible to people using assistance devices and browser technology. The visual layout (appearance) is specified using relative-mesurement units to accommodate user initiated text enlargement without breaking the layout. Adaptive, responsive features are encoded to ensure support for the widest range of browser software and operating systems. Responsive coding and design features enable different device technologies to access the content, including:

Standards compliant

Web Standards compliant

Web-standards based coding separates a website's informational content from its appearance (presentation design). Separation of content and presentation has many benefits. For example, browsing applications that do not support CSS, can still "read" the website content (screen readers, PDA's, mobile phones, tablets, etc.). This website was coded using human and machine friendly, structured, semantic markup. Visually, the design is created using cascading style sheets CSS.

Coding is valid (x)HTML5.

W3C Valid HTML5 W3C Valid CSS

Javascript Free

No javascript is used on this website (except contact form). The reason is to ensure wider accessibility and increase performance. No "cookies," "spyware," or other kinds of user tracking software is used, other than standard server logs. And lastly, because privacy is a very important issue today, we respect your privacy.


Visual design and User Interface

If you are visually impared or having difficulty with the colors used on this site, we recommend you disable CSS. Disabling CSS also will benefit you for reading many other web sites. Please see: How to disable css in browsers.

  • Cascading style sheets (CSS) are used for visual presentation.
  • Only CSS and PHP technologies are used to enhance interactivity features and creative effects.
  • Relative sizes allow user-specified bigger/smaller text size option in visual browsers, without negatively effecting presentation.
  • Browsers or devices which do not support CSS or can still access and understand content because of semantic markup.
  • Browsers or devices which do not support JAVASCRIPT can access content, because javascript is not used.
WC3 Standards Compliance
All pages on this site are hand-coded using WC3 valid (x)HTML 5 syntax and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for visual appearance and interactive effects. Structured, semantic markup is incorporated throughout this site.
Links
Links are written to make sense out of context. Some links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target (e.g., the headline of an article).
Images
Content images include descriptive ALT attributes. Decorative only graphics include null ALT attributes.

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