This accessibility statement applies to the Children’s Commissioner for England’s website at childrenscommissioner.gov.uk
This website is run by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, 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.
Some parts of this website are not fully accessible, such as most older PDF documents, which are not fully accessible to screen reader software.
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
If you need information in a different format contact us and tell us:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within five working days.
We’re 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 email@example.com
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’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
The Office of the Children’s Commissioner is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
PDFs and other documents
Many of our older PDFs and Word documents do not meet accessibility standards – for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader.
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
This website was last tested on 14 May 2020. The test was carried out by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner.
The approach we took to deciding what content to test was to choose the ten most popular pages of the site over the previous six months, as well as at least one page of each different content type (for example, a blog post, a report page and a landing page).
This statement was prepared on 2 September 2020. It was last updated on 2 September 2020.