Accessibility statement for MAGIC Map
This accessibility statement applies to the MAGIC map service https://magic.defra.gov.uk/
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible for the following reasons:
- The interactive map page only works with a mouse, trackpad or other pointing device - it won’t work with a keyboard only.
- Some information is only available as PDF files and they may not read correctly in screen readers and other types of assistive software. If you cannot access the website or any information on the website contact Natural England:
- Telephone 0300 060 3900 Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org We aim to reply within 10 working days.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- It is not possible for someone using a keyboard to use the main map and therefore to access datasets and layers. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.1.1 Keyboard (A).
- Some images do not have a text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1 (non-text content).
- It is not possible to increase the size of all text by up to 200%, so that partially sighted people can comfortably read content. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.4 Resize text (AA).
- It is not possible to change to line height, letter or word spacing for all text. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.12 Text Spacing (AA).
- The language for the pages is not specified, so people using a screen reader may not hear the correct pronunciation. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.1.1 Language of page (A).
- It is not always possible to tell which element has keyboard focus so sighted keyboard cannot see where they are on the page. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.7 Focus visible (AA).
- Some data sets have broken links. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)). See below.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We will adopt improvements to the MAGIC website design system as part of any future work on MAGIC.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
We use maps to share geographic information about the natural environment on the website. Maps are exempt from the accessibility regulations.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 7th July 2021. This website was last tested on 3rd February 2021. The test carried out by Defra.