Accessibility on ProteinLens
This statement applies to content published on ProteinLens.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- Resize to the size of your window and display a readable text size across different devices.
- Zoom in without the text spilling off the screen.
How accessible the website is
Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
- some tables do not have row headers
- some buttons are not correctly identified
- some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls
What we do about known issues
We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible. Where content is not accessible, we will state a reason, warn users and offer alternatives.
Technical information about this website's accessibility
The ProteinLens Team is committed to making its website
accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies
(Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the known issues listed below.
Non accessible content
We are currently carrying out accessibility testing on different
aspects of the website. Once this is complete, we will update this
section with any areas of the website which do not meet
The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:
- where it fails the success criteria
- planned dates for when issues will be fixed
- Colour contrast on some elements – to be fixed by the end of December 2020.
- Labels of buttons – to be fixed by the end of December 2020.
Reporting accessibility issues
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF,
large print, easy read, audio recording or braille or if you find any accessibility
issues not listed on this page then please contact
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within seven days.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
How we test this website
This website is currently being tested for accessibility compliance, and these tests have been carried out by the ProteinLens Team. We test all pages that belong to ProteinLens for accessibility.
This statement was prepared on 15.11.2020. It was last updated on 23.11.2020.