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Welcome to the website of Dawlish Community Trust (DCT)


About this website

Website Accessibility

Dawlish Community Trust is committed to producing a website that is accessible to all users regardless of the media used for viewing the pages or any physical impairment experienced by the user. In particular, we have designed the website so that it:

As part of our commitment to accessibility, all pages of this website have been tested individually for compliance against the measures specified by the WAI. Pages will also be tested every time they are modified.

We have endeavoured to achieve Triple-A (AAA) accessibility as measured against version 1.0 of the WCAG. Where we are not able to implement a page up to this standard then this will be displayed on the page itself. We are aware however, that a number of the checkpoints of the WCAG are subjective - and although we consider that we have met them, there may be instances where interpretation may vary.

If you have any problems accessing our website or if you have suggestions to improve what we have done, do not hesitate to contact the webmaster.

Page structure

Each page on the Dawlish Community Trust website is based on the same layout format and document structure.

The use of frames and tables to control the page layout has been avoided.

Display settings

Screen size

All pages on this website will adapt to fit the width of the browser that you are using without displaying a horizontal scroll bar. After changing the screen size you may have to refresh the screen display e.g. by pressing F5.

Font face and size

Browsers usually have various options for you to change display settings such as font face and size. However, this website also contains features that enable you to change font face and size at a touch of a button using links below the menu bar on the left-hand side of the screen.

Please note that in order to use these links to change font settings you your browser must be configured to enable cookies.

If your browser has cookies enabled you will see the following icons:

Set font face:

Set text size:

Style sheets

Content is kept separate from design by applying the design using CSS stylesheets. Different stylesheets are applied for different media, such as screens and printers, allowing the website to look and work on a variety of media.

These style sheets can be overridden by the user, either by creating a "user stylesheet" or using advanced browser features.

Images and text-only browsers

We have included alternative text for all images providing information about the image content for users who are viewing this website with images disabled or using a text-only browser.

Printing

All pages on this website should print in a "printer-friendly" format. This "printer-friendly" layout hides features used for navigation such as menu bars and displays hyperlinks underline, but in black (as opposed to coloured text) thus saving colour printer inks.

Any font settings (font face and size) that you have set for the screen display will be transferred across to the printed page.

Accuracy of content

Whilst every care has been taken in the compilation of information on the Dawlish Community Trust website to ensure that it is accurate at the time of publication, Dawlish Community Trust cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any error or inaccuracy within these pages.

External websites

Although all references to external sources and links to external websites are checked both at the time of compilation and on a regular basis, Dawlish Community Trust does not accept any responsibility for or otherwise endorse any information contained in these pages, including any sources cited.

Privacy Policy

Information submitted by users

Feedback on the Dawlish Community Trust website is supplied voluntarily via feedback forms or by enquiries submitted to the Dawlish Community Trust Webmaster. We use any feedback information given voluntarily to develop and improve the website for the benefit of people using the website.

When you contact us via this website, you may be asked to specify the means by which we may contact you (email, postal service, telephone). Thus you may be asked for your email address, postal address and/or telephone number.

All personal information collected in this way will be gathered, used and retained in accordance with current data protection legislation.

Cookies

Cookies are small text-only files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This website only uses cookies to store your font face and size settings. If you modify your settings from the default ones used by this website, the cookies will be stored on your computer until you delete them or reset the font to the default settings. Cookies are not used to store any personal information.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Links to instructions for managing cookies on some of the popular browsers are included below:

Usage tracking

User traffic and usage statistics throughout the website are tracked by the web hosting company. No personal data is collected.

Technical details

We have attempted to make the Dawlish Community Trust website standards-compliant and designed it to work across a range of browsers.

Standards

Valid XHTML 1.0

All pages of the Dawlish Community Trust website conform to XHTML 1.0 Transitional. Pages are tested before they are launched and then again after they are modified to ensure compliance.

Valid CSS

Content is kept separate from design by applying the design using CSS stylesheets. Different stylesheets are applied for different media, such as screens and printers, allowing the website to look and work effectively on a variety of media.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

We are committed to producing a website that is accessible to all users regardless of the media used for viewing the pages or any specific access requirements. We have endeavoured to achieve Triple-A (AAA) accessibility as measured against version 1.0 of the WCAG.

Plug-ins

A browser plug-in is piece of software that adds an additional feature to a web browser. You may need plug-ins to access certain content on the Dawlish Community Trust website. A list of viewers used on this website is included below.

Adobe Acrobat

Some of the documents available for download are in PDF format. PDF format is generally usually used for:

In some cases, documents are made available in both HTML and PDF format. In these cases the PDF format replicates the format of the document distributed on paper.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free software application that can be used to read PDF formats. It is often installed as standard on new computers and by some other software applications, but can also be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website.

Download Adobe Acrobat Reader (includes accessibility features).

Adobe Acrobat Reader is also available for mobile devices.

Webmaster

Please contact Dawlish Community Trust with comments or suggestions for the Dawlish Community Trust website, or with details of any problems experienced when using this website.

If you are reporting a problem, please include details of the page you were viewing when the fault occurred (including full URL (address), an outline of the problem, and details of the web browser and version you are using. This will assist us in tracing and rectifying the problem more quickly.

If you require a response to your enquiry, please remember to include a return email address, or other method of contacting you.

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Dawlish Community Trust, Room 7, The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9AP :: Telephone (01626) 866803