At METRO Bicycles, we are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible online experience for all visitors to our website. We strive to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access and use our website effectively and enjoy the same level of service as all other users. This Accessibility Policy outlines our ongoing efforts to enhance accessibility and comply with applicable accessibility standards.
- Accessibility Standards
1.1 We aim to meet or exceed the accessibility standards set forth by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA. These guidelines provide recommendations for making web content more accessible to individuals with disabilities.
- Website Accessibility Features
2.1 We have implemented various accessibility features on our website to improve user experience for individuals with disabilities. These features include, but are not limited to:
- Alternative text for images: We provide descriptive text alternatives for non-text content, enabling screen readers to interpret the information accurately.
- Keyboard navigation: Our website can be fully navigated using a keyboard, allowing individuals who cannot use a mouse to access all features and functionalities.
- Clear and consistent layout: We maintain a consistent and predictable layout, making it easier for users to locate and access information.
- Color contrast: We strive to ensure sufficient color contrast between text and background elements, enhancing readability for users with visual impairments.
- Adjustable text size: Our website supports text resizing, allowing users to increase or decrease the font size based on their preferences.
- Captions and transcripts: We provide captions and transcripts for multimedia content, ensuring that users with hearing impairments can access the information.
- Ongoing Accessibility Efforts
3.1 We are dedicated to continually improving the accessibility of our website. Our ongoing efforts include:
- Conducting regular accessibility audits and evaluations of our website to identify and address accessibility issues.
- Collaborating with accessibility experts to ensure compliance with accessibility standards and best practices.
- Training our website development and content teams on accessibility principles and techniques.
- Soliciting feedback from users regarding accessibility barriers and implementing necessary improvements.
- Contact Us
4.1 If you encounter any accessibility barriers while using our website or have suggestions on how we can further improve accessibility, please contact us.
- Third-Party Content
5.1 While we strive to make our website fully accessible, it is possible that certain third-party content or components integrated into our website may not be fully accessible. We are committed to working with third-party providers to encourage accessibility and seek alternatives if necessary.
6.1 We welcome feedback from users regarding the accessibility of our website. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please reach out to us using the contact information provided above.
- Policy Updates
7.1 We may update this Accessibility Policy periodically to reflect changes in accessibility standards, technological advancements, or our ongoing efforts to improve accessibility. The most recent version of the policy will be posted on our website with an updated effective date.
We appreciate your support and understanding as we strive to make our website accessible to all users.