Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website

ComReg is committed to:

  • maintaining an accessible website: We state our commitment to this in our Customer Charter.
    • ensuring that this website achieves “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, to comply with the National Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies.
    • ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
  • including accessibility when we procure 3rd party systems or upgrades to existing systems.

This website’s conformance with official accessibility guidelines

The website currently has Level AA conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Our most recent web accessibility audit for this website was carried out between 3 and Nov 17, 2016.

Areas for improvement and time-lines

We are aware of some areas on the website where we could improve accessibility. We are currently working to achieve this. We hope that this website will achieve “Level AAA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and are committed to ensuring we continue to achieve Level AA conformance as a minimum.

Areas for improvement, time-lines for improvement, and alternatives
Section of websiteNeed for improvementTime-line for improvementAlternative access
Use of tablesTables and their content need to be tagged properlyBy December 2017Not Available
PDF DownloadsPDFs are created to be as accessible as possible however there is always room for improvement as technology advances.This is an ongoing processComReg is happy to provide alternative versions of documents when requested, as per Disability Act 2005.

How to send feedback on this website’s accessibility

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.

  • Email us at access@comreg.ie
  • Fax us on (+353 1) 878 8193
  • Phone us on (+353 1) 804 9639
  • Visit us at One Dockland Central, Guild Street, Dublin 1, Ireland, D01 E4X0.
  • Write to us at One Dockland Central, Guild Street, Dublin 1, Ireland, D01 E4X0.

Accessibility features of this website

 

Keyboard/Screen reader navigation – to assist users who do not navigate the site using a mouse or other assistive technologies.

Skip to content link – to assist users who do not navigate the site using a mouse or other assistive technologies.

Accessible images – to inform users using a screen reader or other assistive technologies of an images contents.

Accessible forms – to assist all users submitting forms on our site.

Accessible tables – to inform users using a screen reader or other assistive technologies of table content.

Colour contrast – to assist users who have difficulty with colour.

Font size changing – to assist users with vision issues.

Correctly structured content with good heading usage – to assist users using screen readers or other assistive technologies and to generally increase readability.

Useful link text (descriptive links, not just “click here”) – to inform users using screen readers or other assistive technologies.

Document accessibility – to assist users using screen readers or other assistive technologies and to generally increase readability.

Cross Browser compatibility ? Ensure consistency in layout and navigation across all browsers and avoid bugs which may cause a user to be confused.

BrowseAloud – an assistive tool that adds speech, reading, and translation to our website; facilitating access and participation for people with Dyslexia, Low Literacy, English as a Second Language, and those with visual impairments.

 

We also provide information on: