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Accessibility for Scottish Landlord Register

This accessibility statement applies to the Scottish Landlord Register.

This website is run by the Scottish Government. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means:

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:

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 two 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 tell us.

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

The landlord register is administered by the Scottish local authorities. Find out how to contact the appropriate local authority.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Scottish Government 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 not compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The non-compliances are listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some pages don't have descriptive titles. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.2 (Page titled).

Some headings are not descriptive or shown out of order. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.6 (Headings and labels).

Some pages are not structured properly for screen readers. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.6 (Identify Purpose).

Some pages can not be fully used with only a keyboard. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.1.1 (Keyboard).

On some pages the currently selected link or button is not always clearly highlighted. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.7 (Focus Visible).

Some pages don't have a way to skip to the main content of the page. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.1 (Bypass blocks).

Some pages include content that is difficult to understand using screen readers. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.2 (Meaningful sequence).

Some forms are difficult to complete. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.3.2 (Labels of instructions).

Some error messages don't clearly explain or identify issues. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.3.3 (Error suggestions).

Some pages don't show a warning message before the current session has timed out or offer a way to extend this time limit. This doesn't meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.2.1 (Timing Adjustable).

We plan to be compliant for the above standards by October 2020.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

We are reviewing our approach and working towards meeting the regulations by:

We plan to be fully compliant by October 2020.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

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

This website was last tested on 21st September 2020. The test was carried out by Registers of Scotland.