This accessibility statement applies to the Darent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme website, run by Kent County Council. The content on this website is designed for everyone to find, read, and understand. It is compatible with assistive technologies and developed to meet the accessibility standards outlined in this statement.
View the site your way
There are a number of customisation options for your browser and device that could help you use this website and other websites more effectively.
AbilityNet provide advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
Feedback and contact information
Please contact us if you have an accessibility query including:
- If you are experiencing issues with accessing information or using the website
- If you find an accessibility problem not listed on this statement
- If you have positive feedback on the accessibility considerations made.
When you contact us there is a process in place that will acknowledge your contact, tell you who is dealing with it and give you a timescale by which you can expect a reply.
We’ve designed our content to be as accessible as possible by providing maximum personalisation. If you still experience barriers, please contact us.
Once you have reported a problem with our website or asked for an alternative format, but you are not happy with our response, you can use our complaints process to register your difficulty. This helps us improve our systems.
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
Kent County Council is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard
We formally test the accessibility of key user journeys that represent the breadth of content across our website on a regular basis against WCAG 2.1 AA standards. If you find something that does not work that we missed, remember to contact us.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
This section covers issues that we do not need to fix right now. The law calls these exemptions.
PDFs and documents
Some of our PDFs that are not essential to providing our services were published before 23rd September 2018. Any new PDFs or documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
Our website uses online maps. Where there is a map, the information being displayed is provided in an alternative format on the same web page.
3rd Party content
Our website contains third-party content. We do not have control over and are not responsible for the accessibility of this content, but we make best endeavours to work with the 3rd party to improve its accessibility. This may include:
- Links to non-KCC websites
- Content/functionality on our website
- Content hosted on other websites, such as social media sites.
Some of our 3rd party partners publish their own accessibility statements:
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 11th September 2019. It was last reviewed on 13th August 2020.