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Accessibility Statement for Choosing Childcare

This accessibility statement applies to the subdomain choosingchildcare at

This website is run by Data Cymru. 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
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).

We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

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:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • the site uses a slider to display photographs. The ID is used to initate the slider in Javascript and is not used as a descriptive means to explain what it is.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format:

We'll consider your request and get back to you within five working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, email: or call 029 2090 9500.

Enforcement procedure

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).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Data Cymru are committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The non-compliances and exemptions are listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The accompanying PDF for the site does not have sufficient colour contrast ratios which fails success criterion 1.4.3: Contrast (Minimum).

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared internally on 08/08/23. It was last reviewed on 08/08/23.

This website was last tested in July 2023. The automated scans on each screen of the site and individual interactive guided tests for keyboard, images and structure against WCAG 2.1 AA were carried out by Data Cymru using Axe-core 4.7.2.