Accessibility Statement for MySport

This accessibility statement applies to mysport.sportscotland.org.uk 

This website is run by The Scottish Sports Council (Trading as sportscotland). 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 the text spilling off the screen
  • 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: 

  • embedded maps created with Google Maps may not be fully accessible
  • some images don’t have alternative text
  • some form fields have missing or misplaced labels
  • some form fields are not enclosed in a fieldset
  • some headings / levels are missed
  • images used as progress indicators do not have alternative text
  • a skip to content link is not currently available
  • tables used for presenting data may not have row and column headings
  • navigation may not be easy to use with keyboard or screen reader
  • some link text does not have sufficient contrast against its background

Feedback and contact information 

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: 

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days. 

If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, call or email us for directions. 

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, contact: mysport@sportscotland.org.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)

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person 

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment. 

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. 

Deaf / BSL users can contact us using the Contact Scotland service

Find out how to contact us 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

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

Compliance status 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Non-accessible content 

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons. 

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations 

Embedded maps created with Google Maps may not be fully accessible 

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 1.1.1

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Form fields have missing or misplaced labels

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 2.4.6

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Form fields are not enclosed in a fieldset

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 2.4.6

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Missing headings / levels missed

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 2.4.6

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

A skip to content link is not currently available

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 2.4.1

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Tables used for presenting data may not have row and column headings

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 1.3.1

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Navigation has been structured using incomplete ARIA tags

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 2.1.1 & 4.1.2

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Some link text does not have sufficient contrast against its background

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 1.4.3

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

Some images used as progress indicators do not have alternative text

This fails WCAG 2.1 AA under success criteria 1.1.1

We plan to address this with the next refresh of the website.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

We are continually looking to make improvements to the usability and accessibility of our websites. Accessibility is a priority for any future developments to the site and we will work to address any specific accessibility issues reported by users of the site using the contact details above.

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 21 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21 September 2020. 

This website was last tested on 21 September 2020. The test was carried out by sportscotland.

We tested pages based upon their usage (most popular) and the ones that would have the greatest impact for users if they were not accessible.

Date published: 22 September 2020
Date updated: 22 September 2020