Our website has been designed with accessibility in mind helping you meet your needs and find the information you are looking for. If you have experienced a problem accessing or reading any material please let us know and we will try to provide the information in a format that is useful to you.
This site has been designed to conform to the W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 level Double-A, COI Web Standards and Guidelines and eGif v6.2. We have reviewed the guidelines and believe that we have achieved compliance but if you have experienced any difficulties please let us know by contacting the web support team.
Some users might find screen text easier to read by increasing the size at which text is displayed. To do this you should simply adjust your browser's settings.
Depending on your browser type use one of the following:
Where possible we have included downloadable files in Adobe PDF format. To view these files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which you can download free from Adobe’s website:
Visit http://access.adobe.com for tools which convert PDF files to html or text files and for further information about PDFs and accessibility.
A text only version of the site is available which contains all of the text on the site but no graphics, images or photographs. To access this version simply click on the Text Only link in the top left hand corner of the screen.
To switch the view of the site to a high contrast yellow on black version simply click on the High Contrast link in the top left hand corner of the screen.
To search for a specific page or topic type a few descrip!ive words in the Search website box in the top left hand corner of the screen and press the enter key or click on the Go button. The search results will be displayed as a list of page titles and descrip!ions in order of relevance for you to select.
An Advanced Search is available which allows you to search for specific content, include and exclude words and search within date ranges. To access this facility simply click on the Advanced Search link on the top left hand corner of the page.