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Web Accessibility

The Office of Government Procurement (OGP hereafter) is committed to ensuring that this website achieves "Double-A" conformance with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. In practice, this means that every page should comply relevant Level AA (Double A) Success Criteria as specified in the WCAG 2.0 guidelines.

We are committed to ensuring that any new additions to the website will achieve "Level AA" conformance to the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. 

 

Accessibility Features

 

In addition to achieving WCAG 2.0 "Double A" compliance we have provided a variety of accessibility features.

 

Skip Link

 

We have provided a skip link to people using JAWS or other screen readers to jump straight down to the page content.

 

Separating Content, Structure and Presentation

 

The site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for layout and visual formatting. If your browser does not support CSS or your wish to turn it off then all pages are still readable and actionable. All content has appropriate structural markup. 

 

Large Text Size and High Contrast

 

We have provided controls on this site to enlarge text size. The contrast settings on this site conform to WCAG 2.0 standards. 

All fonts are scalable - most browsers provide a means to specify default base text-size. You can change your text size using your browser. Please refer to your browser help to learn how to re-size text or use zoom controls.

 

Known Compliance Issues

 

Please be aware of the following known compliance issues. These may affect your experience of the website. If you have any difficulty accessing information please contact us.

 

PDF, Word and Excel format documents

 

The site occassionally presents information in certain non-W3C technologies such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX) and Microsoft Excel (XLS, XLSX). Certain documents on this site are available in these formats only. This requires you to download and install 3rd party software. Because these documents originate from various sources we cannot vouch that they have been created with accessibility best-practice in mind or that the manufacturers accessibility guidelines for using that technology has been taken into account.

 

Contact Us

 

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website. We want to know if you have any problems accessing it.

To get in touch please email support@ogp.gov.ie.