Notice Of Accessibility
We Value Digital Inclusion
In our effort to provide a fully accessible and optimized user experience for all site visitors, Barco Materials Handling has taken careful measure to ensure an excellent user experience, regardless of the assistive technology being used to access this site or the specific abilities of those individuals seeking access to this site.
The Barco Materials Handling website is monitored and tested regularly by internal resources and by AudioEye, a third-party provider of Web Accessibility testing and monitoring. As issues of accessibility are identified, results of automated and manual testing are managed through the AudioEye® Digital Accessibility Platform. As new solutions are discovered to improve the user experience, remediation is tracked through the AudioEye system and fixes are implemented to improve the website user experience.
AudioEye Accessibility Certification
The AudioEye Certification seal represents a commitment to accessibility and digital inclusion. The AudioEye certification process involves automatic and manual testing with the goal of maximizing conformance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA Success Criteria.
AudioEye certifies that the Barco Materials Handling website is in the process of being enhanced to conform with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Success Criteria to the greatest extent possible.
AudioEye and Barco Materials Handling continue to collaborate in an ongoing effort to maintain conformance and provide an accessible user experience for all users.
This website is regularly tested using a variety of assistive technologies. We recommend using the following web browser / screen reader combinations for an optimized experience:
For Windows users: JAWS and Internet Explorer or NVDA and Firefox
For Mac users: VoiceOver and Safari or VoiceOver and Chrome
For mobile users: VoiceOver for the iPhone and TalkBack for Android devices
Improving the User Experience for Users of Assistive Technologies
Web Accessibility Guidelines
Barco Materials Handling has leveraged the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as reference to ensure the web content made available from this site is more accessible for individuals with disabilities and user friendly for everyone.
These globally recognized best practices (as recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium) consist of three levels of accessibility measurement (A, AA, and AAA). To the greatest extent feasible, Barco Materials Handling has elected to conform to Level AA of these guidelines.
Design guidelines for electronic and information technology
Dedicated web accessibility experts are available to assist site visitors with any issues accessing content and the various services and functions made available across the Barco Materials Handling website. Site visitors may choose to engage with the Help Desk to report and troubleshoot web accessibility related issues.
If you encounter issues with any page on our site that presents a challenge for individuals with disabilities, please submit your feedback
Providing Users with a Free Customizable Assistive Utility
In addition to the above-mentioned techniques and strategies – and since not all site visitors have access to assistive tools such as screen readers – we provide free Web Enhancement Tools that allow site visitors to customize their user experience. Activate the Ally Toolbar to access each tool listed below.
Experience the Ally Toolbar
To experience the AudioEye Ally Toolbar, activate the Ally Toolbar button in the bottom right hand corner.
The Ally Toolbar provides Tools Tailored to Needs
Learn more about the ways in which the Ally Toolbar allows site visitors with diverse abilities to customize their user experience:
Throughout this website, we make use of different third-party websites such as Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to spread news and information about Barco Materials Handling products and services. These sites, which are not controlled by Barco Materials Handling, may present challenges for individuals with disabilities that we are not able to control or remedy.
As made publicly available, here are the Accessibility Policies provided from these third-party sites:
Notice of Accessibility
We at BARCO MATERIALS HANDLING are committed to improving the accessibility of our website and electronic communications for everyone, including people with disabilities. We have identified improvements to be made to our website, and over the coming months, we will begin rolling out changes that will significantly enhance the user experience on our website and cause relevant portions of our website to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level A and Level AA Success Criteria. These changes will promote accessibility for everyone, regardless of disability or device used to access information on our website.
Please keep in mind that our efforts are ongoing, therefore, there may be certain areas of our website that achieve increased accessibility at a rate different than others during a given period of time.
Our commitment to accessibility extends to all users. If you are an individual with a disability and require assistance regarding any information on our website, please contact us at 519-763-1037
BARCO MATERIALS HANDLING
24 Kerr Crescent, Kerr Industrial Park Puslinch, ON