At Cowhides.com, we are committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to all individuals, regardless of their abilities or disabilities. We strive to provide an inclusive online experience that allows everyone to access and navigate our website with ease.
Our Goal for ADA Compliance:
We recognize the importance of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and aim to make continuous improvements to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA standards. While we are committed to this goal, please bear with us as we work towards achieving full ADA compliance. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this process.
Current Accessibility Features:
We have implemented several accessibility features to enhance the usability of our website. These include:
- Text Alternatives: We provide alternative text descriptions for all images and non-text content, ensuring that screen readers and assistive technologies can convey the information accurately.
- Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be navigated using the keyboard alone, allowing individuals who have motor disabilities or prefer keyboard navigation to access all interactive elements and content.
- Clear Structure and Headings: We use appropriate headings and a logical structure throughout the website, making it easier for users to navigate and comprehend the content.
- Color Contrast: We strive to maintain sufficient color contrast between text and background elements, aiding individuals with visual impairments in reading and understanding the content.
- Responsive Design: Our website is designed to be responsive and adaptable to different devices and screen sizes, ensuring that users can access our content regardless of the technology they use.
Ongoing Accessibility Efforts:
We are actively working towards further accessibility enhancements to make our website fully compliant with the WCAG 2.1 Level AA guidelines. Our efforts include:
- Conducting Regular Audits: We regularly conduct accessibility audits and evaluations to identify any areas that require improvement. We utilize industry-standard accessibility testing tools and collaborate with accessibility experts to address any issues found.
- User Feedback: We value user feedback and encourage individuals to report any accessibility barriers they encounter while using our website. This information helps us prioritize our efforts and make the necessary improvements.
- Staff Training: We provide ongoing training and education to our staff members to raise awareness about accessibility guidelines and best practices. This ensures that our team is well-equipped to create and maintain an accessible website.
Your feedback and suggestions are essential to our accessibility efforts. If you have any questions, concerns, or encounter any accessibility barriers while using our website, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to address your concerns and provide you with the necessary assistance.
We are committed to continually improving the accessibility of cowhides.com to ensure that all individuals can access and enjoy our website. As technology advances and new guidelines emerge, we will adapt and update our practices to provide an inclusive online environment for everyone.
Date of Accessibility Statement: June 28, 2023
Note: This accessibility statement is subject to change as we make further improvements to our website's accessibility features.