CloudInstitute.io Accessibility Statement


At CloudInstitute.io, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Revised: June 28, 2019


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Measures To Support Accessibility

CloudInstitute.io takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of CloudInstitute.io:

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

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Conformance Status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. CloudInstitute.io is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

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FeedBack

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of CloudInstitute.io. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on CloudInstitute.io:

  • accessibility@quickstart.com
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Compatibility With Browsers And Assistive Technology

CloudInstitute.io is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • The website works with most assistive technologies and modern browsers.

CloudInstitute.io is not compatible with:

  • We are aware of some accessibility issues that have been noted on our VPAT 2.3 document and we are working to resolve these issues.

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Technical Specification

Accessibility of CloudInstitute.io relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

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Limitations And Alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of CloudInstitute.io, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below. Known limitations for CloudInstitute.io:

  • Third Party Course Player: Allows for interaction of online courses. Since are not the developers of this product, we have notified the third party and advised them that we are working toward becoming WCAG Certified.
  • Third Party Scripts And Services: Allows for services outlined in section 4 of our privacy policy. Since we are not the developers of this product, we have notified the third party and advised them that we are working toward becoming WCAG Certified.

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Assessment Approach

CloudInstitute.io assessed the accessibility of our site and CLIPP Platform by the following approaches:

  • External and independent 3rd party compliance specialist
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Evaluation Report




Name of Product/Version: CloudInstitute.io
Product Description: Educational online course catalog
Date: June 28, 2019
Contact information: accessibility@quickstart.com
Notes: This site contains third party content. As it is out of our hands to make third-party applications accessible, we have notified them of our efforts to becoming ADA Compliant and receiving a WCAG Certification.
Evaluation Methods Used: Manual evaluation with assistive technologies and Automated Evaluation to review code structure.

Applicable Standards/Guidelines
This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guidelines:

Standard / Guidelines Included In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/RECWCAG20- 20081211/ Level A (Yes )
Level AA (Yes )
Level AAA ( No )
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/ Level A (Yes )
Level AA (Yes )
Level AAA ( No )


Terms
The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

• Supports: The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criterion without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
• Partially Supports: Some functionality of the product does not meet the criterion.
• Does Not Support: The majority of product functionality does not meet the criterion.
• Not Applicable: The criterion is not relevant to the product.
• Not Evaluated: The product has not been evaluated against the criterion. This can be used only in WCAG 2.0 Level AAA.



WCAG 2.x Report
Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.x Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.



Table 1: Success Criteria, Level A
Notes: The audio and video is related to third party content.



Criteria Conformance Level Remarks & Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A) Does Not Support Image alternative text is not present
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A) Not Applicable There is no audio on this site
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A) Not Applicable There is no audio on this site
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A) Not Applicable There is no audio on this site
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A) Does Not Support A form control does not have a corresponding label.
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (Level A) Support The criteria meets the requirements
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics (Level A) Support The criteria meets the requirements
1.4.1 Use of Color (Level A) Support The criteria meets the requirements
1.4.2 Audio Control (Level A) Not Applicable There is no audio on this site.
2.1.1 Keyboard (Level A) Does Not Support A tabindex value of 0 or less is present. Through a manual evaluation I was unable to navigate to some content via keyboard only.
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A) Support The criteria meets the requirements
2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements. There are no predesignate keyboard shortcuts.
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements. There is no time sensitive material in this site.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
2 1.4.Bypass Blocks (Level A) Partially Support A link is present which allows users to skip over navigation or other content however it does not work.
2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A) Does Not Support A page does not have a first level heading.
2.4.3 Focus Order (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A) Does Not Support Alternative text is not present for an image that is within a link.
2.5.1 Pointer Gestures (Level A 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.1.1 Language of Page (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.2.1 On Focus (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.2.2 On Input (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.3.1 Error Identification (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A) Does Not Support A form control has more than one label associated with it.
4.1.1 Parsing (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A) Support The website meets the requirements.


Table 2: Success Criteria, Level AA
Notes: The audio and video is related to third party content.



Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA) Not Applicable This site has not video or audio.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA) Not Applicable This site has not video or audio.
1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA) Does Not Support Very low contrast between foreground and background colors.
1.4.4 Resize text (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.5 Images of Text (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.12 Text Spacing (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus (Level AA 2.1 only) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.4.5 Multiple Ways (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
2.4.7 Focus Visible (Level AA) Partially Support Pragmatically this meets the requirements. However focus is not very noticeable when tabbing through the site.
3.1.2 Language of Parts (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA) Partially Support The website meets the requirements.
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) (Level AA) Support The website meets the requirements.
4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA 2.1 only) Partially Support In pages like the subscription page the status
4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA 2.1 only) Partially Support messages cannot be programmatically determined through role or properties such that they can be presented to the user by assistive technologies without receiving focus.


Table 3: Success Criteria, Level AAA
Notes: This site is not required to be evaluated for Level AAA



Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations
1.2.7 Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.2.8 Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.2.9 Audio-only (Live) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.3.6 Identify Purpose (Level AAA 2.1 only) Not Evaluated
1.4.6 Contrast Enhanced (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.4.7 Low or No Background Audio (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.4.8 Visual Presentation (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception) Control (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.2.3 No Timing (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.2.4 Interruptions (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.2.5 Re-authenticating (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.2.6 Timeouts (Level AAA 2.1 only) Not Evaluated
2.3.2 Three Flashes (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.3.3 Animation from Interactions (Level AAA 2.1 only) Not Evaluated
2.4.8 Location (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.4.9 Link Purpose (Link Only) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.4.10 Section Headings (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
2.5.5 Target Size (Level AAA 2.1 only) Not Evaluated
2.5.6 Concurrent Input Mechanisms (Level AAA 2.1 only) Not Evaluated
3.1.3 Unusual Words (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.1.4 Abbreviations (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.1.5 Reading Level (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.1.6 Pronunciation (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.2.5 Change on Request (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.3.5 Help (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
3.3.6 Error Prevention (All) (Level AAA) Not Evaluated
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Legal Disclaimer

This site has been evaluated by a third part independent vendor that specializes in compliancy and accessibility. They are in the business of helping business become WCAG Certified. We will honor this VPAT for six (6) months, form the date indicated above, after which will deem this VPAT void and will require a re-evaluation.

This VPAT service as validation of a Partial WCAG Certification and indicates that CloudInstitute.io is working towards a full WCAG Certification. The information contained in this VPAT represents the current state of accessibility at the time of this document.

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