Accessibility Statement

DIB is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. We actively work to ensure that this website is accessible and usable by people of all abilities. We have worked with the designer of the website to ensure accessibility and usability is at the core of the design.

We have also used the British Standards BS 8878:2010 which reflects current good practice in the building and maintenance of accessible web products.

How to get the most accessible experience from this website

Our website can be viewed on a range of different screen sizes and the size of text can be changed to suit different people. We have also included a search facility, to help people find information more easily and a quick guide of links on each page.

We have set a transparency button at the top of the page to which will turn the transparent backgrounds with text on to solid blocks to assist users with a visual impairement.

Changing Settings

Using your web browser, you can change the size of text on this website. You can also make other helpful changes in your browser, as well as within your computer generally.

To find out what else you can do, visit My Web My Way

Accessibility limitations

At the time of launch, this website is not known to have any limitations which will make it difficult to access for any group of users. Further testing will take place by disabled people using adaptive technology as new software becomes available and widely used.

Contacting Us

We are always looking for ways to help people get the best experience from this website. If there is any information you think should be included on this page, or if you experience any problem accessing the site then please contact us

Please note: for advice on what information to include when you contact us, we recommend you read “Contacting Organisations about Inaccessible Websites

Accessibility guidelines

All pages of this website conform to level AAA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines are the internationally recognised benchmark for building accessible websites.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines explain how to make websites more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformity to the guidelines also makes websites more user friendly for all people.

We have also considered the good practice reflected in the British Standards BS 8878:2010

Web standards and technologies

This website has been built to conform to W3C standards for HTML and CSS. These technologies are relied upon throughout the site. The site displays correctly in all popular web browsers, and degrades gracefully in older browsers.

In addition this website uses JavaScript/PDF Technology. These technologies are not relied upon and the website works perfectly well without them. Where JavaScript/PDF Technology have been used, they meet the same high levels of accessibility as the rest of the site.

Conformance date

This accessibility statement was issued on 14.03.14