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ACCESSIBILITY

At Coastline Freight Service, we are committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. We strive to provide a user-friendly experience for everyone, regardless of their abilities or assistive technologies they use. This Accessibility Statement outlines our efforts to make our website more accessible and inclusive.

Standards Compliance:

We aim to adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 at the AA level. These guidelines are developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and are widely recognized as the industry standard for web accessibility.

Accessible Website Elements:

We have taken the following measures to improve the accessibility of our website:

  1. Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be navigated using only the keyboard, without requiring a mouse.

  2. Screen Reader Compatibility: We have optimized the website to work well with screen readers and other assistive technologies.

  3. Text Alternatives: We provide alternative text descriptions for all non-text content, such as images, to ensure that screen readers can convey this information accurately to visually impaired users.

  4. Clear and Consistent Layout: We maintain a clear and consistent layout throughout the website to enhance usability and navigation.

  5. Resizable Text: Users can adjust the text size using their browser settings to make the content more readable.

  6. Contrast and Color Schemes: We have designed our website with sufficient contrast between text and background colors to improve readability for users with low vision.

  7. Accessible Forms: Our online forms are designed to be accessible, with clear labels and instructions.

  8. Descriptive Links: Hyperlinks are descriptive and make sense even when read out of context, improving navigation for screen readers.

  9. Compatibility with Assistive Technologies: We strive to ensure our website works well with various assistive technologies commonly used by individuals with disabilities.

  10. Accessibility Widget: We integrated UserWay's Accessibility Widget to give the User control of accessibility functions to make Sayville Ferry Service's website more inclusive for everyone.

Ongoing Accessibility Efforts:

We are continuously working to improve our website's accessibility. Our team regularly conducts accessibility assessments, and any identified issues are addressed promptly.

Feedback and Assistance:

If you encounter any accessibility barriers while using our website or have any suggestions for improvement, please contact us. Your feedback is valuable in helping us enhance the accessibility features of our website.

Coordinator: Timothy J. Leigh-Manuell

Email: tim@sayvilleferry.com

Third-Party Content:

While we aim to ensure our website's accessibility, some content provided by third-party sources may not be fully accessible. We encourage users to contact us with any difficulties they encounter, and we will do our best to provide accessible alternatives or work with the content provider to improve accessibility.

Accessible Website Updates:

As technologies and standards evolve, we will continue to monitor and update our website to maintain and improve accessibility for all users.

Date of Last Update:

This Accessibility Statement was last updated on August 3, 2023.

Thank you for visiting Coastline Freight Service's website. We appreciate your understanding and commitment to creating a more inclusive online environment for all users.

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