At EMA we are committed to making our online information accessible to all visitors and are continually striving to adhere to the latest accessibility guidelines. Our efforts include:
- Maintaining a standard layout and navigation structure throughout our website
- Using headings, paragraphs, lists and other HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) to create a logical document structure
- Allowing visitors to re-size all text using their browser settings
- Using plain backgrounds to improve the readability of all text
- Using foreground and background colour combinations which have sufficient contrast and are not known to cause problems to those with visual impairments
- Using alt attributes and/or titles on all images where appropriate, and ensuring that all alt and title attributes are meaningful
- Designing layouts to work satisfactorily over a range of screen resolutions
- Ensuring all hyperlinks use descriptive and meaningful text
- Avoiding short-hand language such as 'Click here'
- Using plain English
- Using a written style that is straightforward and understandable
- W3C compliant website
- Valid HTML and CSS
We are always trying to improve our website. If you have any comments on our Accessibility Policy, or suggestions about how to improve the website please contact us using the details below.
Resizing the Website TextTo increase the text size:
- Internet Explorer: View > Text size
- Firefox: View > Text size
- Opera: File > Preferences > Fonts > Minimum font size (pixels)
You can also re-size the text by scrolling with the wheel of your mouse whilst holding down the control key or pressing"Ctrl" and "+" or "-"
Download Files and Formats
Some information is made available as to download as a PDF or Microsoft Office format for you to use at your convenience. We provide links to free software to ensure you can view these files with ease:
- PDF Files: Most files available for download are available as PDFs and can be opened with Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded here - Download Adobe Reader
- Microsoft Office Files: Some other files are available in a Microsoft Office format. If you do not have Microsoft Office or an alternative application, you can download free Microsoft Office viewer programs from the Microsoft website here - Microsoft Office File Viewer
This website has been designed to be compatible with all modern browsers.