Accessibility

CultureNL is fully committed to complying with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). If you encounter difficulties accessing any part of this website, please contact us and make us aware of the issue.

This site follows the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) Guidelines and meets WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines. You can learn more at the Web Accessibility Initiative website.

Text Size

If you want to view this Web site in a larger text size you will need to adjust your browser settings.

  • PC / Internet Explorer 6 From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size
  • PC / Internet Explorer 7 From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size
  • PC / other browsers Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press –
  • Mac / all browsers Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press -

Changing Colours

Changing the site’s background colour can be particularly useful for users who rely on magnification technology as white can produce an uncomfortable glare. It is also possible to change the colour of body text on the site.  Both can be achieved by changing preferences in your browser:

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • go to the Tools menu
  • select Internet Options
  • select Accessibility
  • put a tick in the box next to “Ignore colors specified on web pages”
  • select OK
  • select Colors
  • ensure no tick in the box next to “Use windows colors”
  • use Text and Background colour selectors
  • confirm colours OK
  • confirm options OK
Firefox
  • go to the Tools menu
  • select Options
  • within options select Content
  • select Colors
  • ensure no tick in the box next to “Allow pages to choose their own colors”
  • ensure no tick in the box next to “Use system colors”
  • use Text and Background colour selectors
  • confirm colours OK
  • confirm options OK
  • Use function key F5 to refresh the screen

Images

  • All non-decorative images used in this site are equipped with titles and descriptive ALT tags.

Links To Other Web Sites

All links from this site out to other web sites open in new browser windows.