Accessibility statement for Standard Forestry Operations
This accessibility statement applies to the web application available at licensing.nature.scot/standard-forestry-operations.
This web application is run by NatureScot. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- zoom in up to 300% without problems
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
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:
- the section headings in accordions can be mistaken for links, but are treated as buttons
How to request content in an accessible format
If you need information in a different format contact us and tell us:
- the web address (URL) of the content
- your name and email address
- the format you need, for example, HTML or accessible PDF
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
If you have any difficulties accessing any areas of this website or have any queries or suggestions. Please send us your comments using our Feedback form .
If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) .
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’).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
NatureScot is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:
- where it fails the success criteria
- planned dates for when issues will be fixed
- The section headings in accordions can be mistaken for links, but are treated as buttons - this fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)
We plan to fix these accessibility issues by the end of March 2021.
How we tested this website
This website was tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level A and level AA.
We used the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) approach to conduct the test and chose to test the entire application due to the limited number of pages.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We plan to identify and fix issues according to the timescales shown for each area above.
This statement was prepared on 2 October 2020. It was last updated on 2 October 2020.