Accessibility statement for https://noteable.edina.ac.uk/

This website is run by EDINA, for the University of Edinburgh. Our aim is for as many people as possible to be able to use this website. That means you should be able to:

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.

With a few simple steps you can customise the appearance of our website to make it easier to read and navigate.

Additional information on how to customise our website appearance

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format such as an accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please:

We will consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Contacting us by phone using British Sign Language- British Sign Language service

British Sign Language Scotland runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates from 8am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week.

British Sign Language Scotland service details

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

We will consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Contacting us by phone using British Sign Language- British Sign Language service

British Sign Language Scotland runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates from 8am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week.

British Sign Language Scotland service details

Enforcement procedure

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’). If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, you can contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The UK government has produced information on how to report accessibility issues: Reporting an accessibility problem on a public sector website

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

EDINA is committed to making its Noteable website 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, owing to the non-compliances listed below. -

Noncompliance with the accessibility regulations

The following items to not comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA success criteria:

We intend to look and see if we can resolve any of these issues and take the necessary steps where possible by January 2021

Disproportionate burden

We are not currently claiming that any accessibility problems would be a disproportionate burden to fix.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

At present there is no content on the website that is out with the scope of the regulations.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 30/06/2020. The test was carried out by Service Management, EDINA, University of Edinburgh.

We tested:

our main website platform, available at https://noteable.edina.ac.uk/ Microsoft Edge, Apple’s Safari and Mozilla Firefox

Further manual testing was carried out by the Information Services Disability Information Officer on 02nd July 2020 and this included looking at all pages of the website. The website was tested by the University of Edinburgh’s Disability Information Officer on a PC using Internet Explorer, Edge and Crome browsers. Internet Explorer was chosen as the browser due to it being the most commonly used browser by disabled people as shown in the government survey: the Government Assistive Technology Browser Survey

We tested:

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We plan to continually review and where possible improve accessibility on this website. We expect to be able to resolve most issues listed above by January 2021. In the meantime we will ensure reasonable adjustments are in place so that no user is disadvantaged.

We will continue to monitor system accessibility and will carry out further accessibility testing as these issues are resolved. This statement was prepared on 18/05/2020. It was last updated on 02/07/2020.