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Accessibility Policy

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

This website endeavours to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

Whilst www.meningitisnow.org strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime should you experience any difficulty in accessing the www.meningitisnow.org website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Which browsers should I use to access your site?

Our website is built around the latest technology standards, to also be as accessible as possible for the visually impaired.

This however also means that the site cannot be accessed with certain older internet browsers. For instance, the website will not work with Netscape 4.7 or earlier versions of Netscape. In order to use all the features of the Meningitis Now website, you should have installed one of the following browsers.

This website is optimised and tested for the following browsers. If you are experiencing problems you may like to check your browser version and consider updating.

  • Chrome: latest stable version on Mac OS X 10.8
  • Safari: latest stable version on Mac OS X 10.8
  • Firefox: latest stable version on Mac OS X 10.8 and Win 7
  • Internet Explorer: v9, 10, 11 on Win 7

As well as these we have tested against the following mobile browsers:

  • Safari on iPhone (iOS 7)
  • Webkit on Android (Android 4)