Accessibility Statement

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

 

Thank you for using our online platform atwww.bandituk.com. Unless otherwise indicated, all definitions used in the Band-it Website Terms & Conditions shall apply to this accessibility statement (‘Statement’).]

 

Band-it Products Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 09591282 whose registered office is at Bickland House, Bickland Water Road, Falmouth, TR114SB, UK from now on referred to as ‘Band-it’ or ‘We’ have created this Statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to making the access and use of this Site and the Services accessible to all. In this Statement, references to ‘You’ and ‘Your’ are references to the Band-it End User.  

 

  1. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE STATEMENT

This Statement governs Your access to our website located at www.bandituk.com (the ‘Site’) and our products available to buy (the ’Services’). By using the Services, You accept this Statement in full. You should read the Statement carefully and ensure that You understand it. We operate a policy of continuous improvement to the content and accessibility of this Site and during its’ development, our aim was to make the Site and its’ content as inclusive as possible. Therefore, please contact us if You have any difficulty accessing any of the information it contains or if You have any suggestion as to how We might improve its’ accessibility. Initial queries about the Site should be sent to info@bandituk.com. We reserve the right to modify this Statement at any time without notice by posting the changes on this page.

 

  1. ACCESSIBILITY

If You have difficulty using this Site, You can send us an email about the Services that We offer. If You would like information and advice You can e-mail us at info@bandituk.com. Please include your name, email and a full description of Your query.

 

  1. USING WEB TECHNOLOGIES

If You have a visual impairment or dyslexia, You may find making changes to Your web browser settings help You use this Site. You can change the options in Your browser to adjust the size of the text, the colour of the text and the colour of the background. If You are using the latest version of Internet Explorer, You will be able to override the colour scheme of this and many other websites.

 

  1. FILLING IN FORMS

When filling in any online form, We would recommend the following:

 

  • read all of the form carefully before attempting to fill it in;
  • when You do fill the form in You may find it more useful to turn Virtual PC Cursor off if You are using the screen reader JAWS version 3.3 or above;
  • once You have filled the form in, turn Virtual PC Cursor back on and check what You have entered and then submit the form.

 

  1. CHANGING BROWSER SETTINGS

To set Internet Explorer to ignore the colours and fonts used in websites:

 

  • go to the 'Tools' menu and choose 'Internet Options';
  • click on the 'Accessibility' button, then tick the 'ignore colours', 'ignore font styles' and 'ignore font sizes' boxes and click OK to apply the settings;
  • to change just the size of text go to 'View - text size' and choose the setting You are most comfortable with (largest, larger, medium, smaller, smallest).

 

You may also find it useful to change the default colours and fonts used on Your computer. The procedure for doing this is different for different versions of Windows and other operating systems. You should therefore consult Your Computer’s Help facility for instructions on doing this. Further information is available from AbilityNet's 'My computer my way' website - see http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/myway.

 

HELPFUL CONTACTS

 

AbilityNet
http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/
AbilityNet provides free information and advice, individual assessment of technology needs, the supply of assistive technology with free support, a programme of awareness education, and consultancy for employers on system and workstation adaptations.

 

Skill
http://www.skill.org.uk/
The National Bureau for Students With Disabilities. Skill is a national charity promoting opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.

 

National Federation of ACCESS Centres
http://www.nfac.org.uk/
A network of specialist services that facilitate access for disabled people to education, training, employment and personal development. Services include quality assessment and support in the use of assistive technology and/or specialised learning strategies.

 

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
http://www.rnib.org.uk/
Charity offering general information, advice and guidance for people with sight problems.

 

Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
http://www.rnid.org.uk/
Charity representing deaf and hard of hearing people.

 

SCOPE
http://www.scope.org.uk/
Scope runs a wide range of services for people with cerebral palsy, their families and carers.

British Dyslexia Association
http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/
Aims to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society.

 

Action for Blind People
http://www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk
Lots of information about issues relating to sight loss and accessibility.

 

 

We keep our Statement under regular review. This Statement was last updated February 2017.