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Accessibility statement for the GOV.UK Platform as a Service documentation

This accessibility statement applies to the GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS) public-facing documentation at https://docs.cloud.service.gov.uk/.

This website is run by the PaaS team at the Government Digital Service (GDS). 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 problems
  • 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 as there are issues caused by our Technical Documentation Template.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact [gov-uk-paas-support@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk] with details of your request.

We’ll aim to reply within 2 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, please contact gov-uk-paas-support@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk.

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

GDS is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some parts of this website are not fully accessible because of issues caused by our Technical Documentation Template.

How we tested this website

We last tested this website for accessibility issues in March 2021.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

When we publish new content, we’ll make sure it meets accessibility standards.

This statement was prepared on 1 September 2020. It was last updated on 28 June 2021.

This page was last reviewed on 30 July 2021. It needs to be reviewed again on 30 January 2022 .
This page was set to be reviewed before 30 January 2022. This might mean the content is out of date.