This accessibility statement applies to The Priston Web (www.priston.org.uk), the website owned and operated by Priston Parish Council,
We want as many people as possible to be able to use the website. For example this means you should be able to
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
This website has been checked for accessibility on the basis of the Basic Checks contained within the Govenment guidance Doing a basic accessibility check if you cannot do a detailed one as published in August 2019.
This followed a decision by Priston Parish Council in November 2019 that a Detailed Check against WCAG 2.1 would represent a "disproportionate burden" in terms of the Parish Council's size and resources, and the likely cost and impact on the organisation that a Detailed Check would entail set against the benefit which would be obtained for disabled users. This decision also took into account the fact that the Parish Council does not provide services specifically aimed at people likely to have a disability, and that information could be provided in different forms if specifically requested by any disabled users.
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
If you need information from this website in a different format then please contact the Parish Clerk by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01761 470638 / 07734 069751.
We'll consider your request and get back to you within 10 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 are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the Parish Clerk using the details provided above.
The Equalities & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites & 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 & Support Service (EASS) (https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com.
Priston Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites & Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2016.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibity Guidelines version 2.1 (https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/) AA standard, due to the exemptions listed below.
A Basic Check of the website has been conducted in accordance with the criteria outined in the Government guidance Doing a basic accessibility check if you cannot do a detailed one. Detailed conformance to WCAG 2.1 AA beyond the scope and level of detail expressed in this guidance has not been tested.
Some current Parish Council PDF documents, which are scanned documents or based on supplied proformas, may not be accessible to screen reader software.
In isolated cases, some pages are not fully accessible with very small screen sizes so for instance may need to be viewed in landscape rather than portrait mode when using mobile phones.
It is not feasible to provide some maps hosted by The Priston Web in a fully-accessible format.
The accessibility requirements do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services.
Some portions of the website produced by and/or hosted on behalf of third-party community organisations may not be fully accessible - this specifically applies to but may not be limited to material hosted on behalf of The Priston Festival and The Ring of Bells PH.
Some elements of the website are implemented using facilities provided by third-parties, such as Google, Facebook and Youtube. In these cases accessibility is dependent on the facilities provided by these third parties.
We will take into account feedback from users and developments in technology in continuing to improve the accesibility of this website.
This statement was prepared in July 2020. It was last reviewed in July 2020.
The website was last tested for accessibility in the period May-June 2020. The test was was carried out by the Parish Council's Web Administrator, acting in a voluntary capacity.
The testing included all web-pages and documents hosted by the web-site, with the exception of those provided by and/or hosted on behalf of The Priston Festival and The Ring O'Bells PH.
You can obtain a copy of the test report by contacting the Parish Clerk (see above for contact details).