Your privacy is important to us.
This statement applies to content published on the www.lmcni.com, www.food4life.org.uk and www.beefandlambni.com domains. It does not apply to content on any third party domains e.g. Global/Realex payments domain (for FQAS online payments).
The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Our websites adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, published by the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative. We intend to continue improving the accessibility of our sites to ensure that any older content, in addition to new content, will conform to WCAG 2.2.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
Below are some of the steps we have taken in adhering to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1:
Text alternatives will now be added for non-text content uploaded to the website from September 2020.
You can change the text size on the website to make it either larger or smaller using the ‘Toggle Font Size’ at the right hand side of the webpage.
Contrast can be altered using the ‘Toggle High Contrast’ on the right hand side of the webpage to ensure colour of any text used on our website has a sufficient contrast ratio between the foreground and background.
Each web page contains a heading tag. We have tried to ensure that any subsequent headings have been added and used in correct hierarchical order. This helps users to locate specific content.
Our website has been tested for compatibility for the following browsers:
We have scheduled the set up of Browsealoud on the website which meets many of the Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust (POUR) elements of the WCAG guidelines. The key features of Browsealoud are:
Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
If you need information on this website in a different format please do not hesitate to contact us at: email (email@example.com) or call (028 92633000).
Please provide the following information:
We are always looking to improve the accessibility of the website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements please contact us using the details provided below:
We will consider your request and get back to you within five working days.
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’) in Northern Ireland. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland – https://www.equalityni.org
These websites are compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1
However, some of our content is exempt from the accessibility regulations:
If you have any problems using this website, please contact us using the details provided above us and we will investigate the issue and/or provide you with the information you need in an alternative format.
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.Some pdf documents are not accessible in a number of ways due to document structure. We plan to review a standardised format for documents on the website as part of the re-development.
Testing takes place on an annual basis by Website NI
Tests will also be carried out internally on the compatibility of the website with Browsealoud software.
We intend to continue improving the accessibility of our site to ensure that any older content, in addition to new content, will conform to Level AA.
This statement was prepared on 21 October 2022