Amplifon is committed to equality and in line with
this commitment, we strive to make our website accessible to all.
An accessible site allows all users to access it, regardless
of their browser, resolution, settings or eyesight.
All pages are built using standard compliant XHTML and CSS code.
We ensure we carry out good practice accessibility, methods that
have been developed within the industry such as, ensuring all forms
have correct labelling, the site degrades gracefully, resizes and
enhancement rather than for essential functionality.
How We Support Universal Accessibility
There are a number of ways in which we aim to
support universal accessibility:
- A common design throughout.
- A site map has been produced for easier access to all pages
within the web site.
- Use of cascading style sheets (CSS2) for visual layout. If your
browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets, the
content of each page should nevertheless be readable
- Use of valid html code (XHTML 1.0 strict).
- All images have appropriate alternative text descriptions ("ALT
- Avoiding the use of frames
- All links within the site open in the same navigator window
whilst links that navigate away from the site open in a new
- The web site will function correctly without scripting or
Adobe Flash turned on or installed, you will still be able to
- Scalable font sizes - Fonts can be enlarged within the browser,
for users who require larger, legible text. Advice on
changing your Text size as displayed below
If you need to change the size of the text on the
site you can make it larger or smaller by doing the following:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer- From the Tools icon, select Zoom
and choose a zoom level as appropriate. Or from the menu bar
choose View > Zoom, or View > Text Size, then select the
appropriate option. Alternatively hold Alt + V, the press X
then use the cursor keys to move up and down the text size options,
press Enter to select the option.
- Mozilla Firefox- From the top menu bar choose - View >
Changing the site's background colour can be particularly useful
for users who rely on magnification technology, as white can
produce an uncomfortable glare. It is also possible to change
the colour of body text on the site. Both can be achieved by
changing preferences in your browser:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer- In the Tools menu select Internet
Options. Select Accessibility and put a tick in the box
'Ignore colors specified on web pages'. Select OK. Go
to Colors and select Colors - make any necessary changes to text
- Mozilla Firefox- From the menu bar choose - Tools >
Options. Go into Content and select Colours. Untick the
box 'Allow pages to choose their own colours, instead of my
selections above'. Select OK
We are working to improve the accessibility of our site and
welcome your suggestions and comments. If you encounter any
accessibility or technical problems when using this site, please contact us.
If we cannot make the information accessible to you using
your assistive technology, we will try to find an alternative way
for you to access or be provided with the information.
Please note that although we continue to test and modify our
site for accessibility there may be links to pages developed by
third parties that are not compliant with our standards.