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Accessibility Statement for https://www.ukcleanair.org

UK Clean Air is commited to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

UK Clean Air takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of https://www.ukcleanair.org:

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. https://www.ukcleanair.org is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

https://www.ukcleanair.org is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • latest major browser versions with assistive technology for screen readers on all major operating systems

Technical specifications

Accessibility of https://www.ukcleanair.org relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of https://www.ukcleanair.org, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for https://www.ukcleanair.org:

  1. User submitted content if applicable: User uploaded content may not have sufficient accessibility. because We cannot ensure the quality of user contributions. We monitor user content and will aim to repair issues where possible. Please contact us if you encounter an issue.
  2. Background images: Background images are used sparingly but may not have text alternatives because Alternative text is not applicable to background images. Background images are only used to add visual style to the website, and not for undertsanding content. Please contact us if you encounter an issue.

Assessment approach

UK Clean Air assessed the accessibility of https://www.ukcleanair.org by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

UK Clean Air

Formal complaints

Please contact us if you wish to submit a complaint.


This statement was created on 29th January 2021 using the Accessibility Statement Generator Plugin.

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