Our website is designed with accessibility in mind. We have taken on board best practices as well as international guidance on web accessibility.
To make sure everyone can access our website, we have endeavoured that all users using modern browsers, tablets, phones and screen-readers should receive a similar user experience.
If you have any suggestions or other comments about our site, please feel free to contact us using our contact page.
You will find the zoom settings in the View menu on almost all browsers. You can also use the following controls to do the same thing in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari (note: Apple users please use cmd key instead of Control:
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Changing the font and font colour can make text a bit easier to read. It's possible to change the font and colours for your whole computer or just for web pages. It's also possible to flip this website into a high contrast view using the buttons at the top of this page.
You can change the colour scheme on this website to make it easier to read. Use the buttons at the top right of this page in order to flip between BVS Branded Colours and High Contrast Colours.
Your browser can change the way things like text and links look on all websites.
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Internet Explorer allows you to change and override fonts as well as change the default colours. To do so:
More information about specific versions of Internet Explorer can be found on the Microsoft website:
Firefox allows you to change and override fonts as well as change the default colours. To do so:
More information can be found on the Firefox Accessibility page on the Mozilla website.
Safari relies more on your computer's settings for changes to colours etc. however you still can change the font size.
Chrome allows you to change font style and size font size and style but unfortunately you can't change colours.
More information about Chrome accessibility can be found more information on Google's website.
It's possible to make changes on your computer so that fonts and colours are changed on all programs you use.
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You can change the size of icons, text and other settings to make things less difficult to read. You can also pick a high contrast colour scheme.
The Ease of Access centre allows you to adjust the contrast settings:
For specific information relating to your version of Windows, please refer to the Microsoft website using the links below:
On your Apple machine, you can adjust the colour contrast, invert the colours as well as choose a monochrome colour scheme. Apple tend to like to keep the look and feel of their software consistent so there are no options for changing fonts, but you can change font settings within individual programmes.
More information about Mac OSX accessibility can be found on the Apple website.