Web Accessibility Statement
We want our website to be accessible to all of our users. We have worked with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to assess our website and check it against the international standard Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG), published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
This accessibility statement applies to https://legobraillebricks.com/
Using this website
This website is run by LEGO Foundation.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
change colours, contrast levels and fonts
navigate all of the website using just a keyboard
navigate all of the website using speech recognition software
listen to all of the website using a screen reader (using the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
access the website using a mobile device.
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 14 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact: email@example.com
If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact The Danish Agency for Digital Government (digst.dk)
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The LEGO Foundation is committed to making this website accessible.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) AA standard, due to ‘the non-compliances’, listed below:
Content missing when navigating at 400%. Browser zoom works up to 200%. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 1.4.10)
Bloggers video and images might not have a text alternative. However, community guidelines are available for content authors to make sure that uploads of videos, audio and images are accessible to all, alt text is not overly verbose, and headings are used in the correct hierarchy in blog posts. (WCAG 2.1 success criteria 1.1.1, success criteria 1.2.1, success criteria 1.2.2, success criteria 1.2.3)
Low colour contrast for text (only for placeholder text in Create new profile and Log in page) (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 1.4.3)
Illogical focus order when the modal closes (Images Gallery in the Blog post). When the modal closes the focus does not move back to the triggering element. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 2.4.3)
Lack of warning that “Create a new profile” link opens in a new window. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 3.2.2)
There is no legend to describe the icon (e.g. “Blue tick” to indicate author is a moderator) used in the Blog. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 1.3.1)
Error messages are generic and disappear in forms. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 3.3.3)
There is one unlabelled empty button with JAWS in the transcript of the video in the blog section. (WCAG 2.1 Success criteria 1.1.1)
It might be difficult to locate the search edit box on desktop when using magnification, this is to the right of the Quick Activity Finder heading.
There are no video titles for videos.
Some text might appear in upper case or italics in the blogs.
Please be aware this is a live website and is constantly being updated.
Some parts of the website may not work for everyone. The issue listed above are known issues that we either need to fix, cannot fix, or do not need to fix right now.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
Our site is regularly reviewed with manual audits by our Accessibility Consultants and by scans with an automated testing tool. In addition, we carry out user testing that includes users with disabilities. Testing with real users gives us valuable feedback about the real-world accessibility of our site.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This accessibility statement was reviewed on 17th March 2023.
An audit was carried out on the website on 4th May 2020 and tested with users on 9th June 2020.
An audit was carried out on the Blog pages on 27th January 2023.
The test was carried out by RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People).