This section covers issues that we cannot fix right now as we have assessed the cost involved in fixing these issues would be a disproportionate burden within the meaning of the law. We are not currently claiming disproportionate burden for any issues.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and other documents
Some learning resources are provided in the form of PDF, Word or PowerPoint files. Older versions of these may not be accessible, for example they may not be structured in a way that is accessible by a screen reader. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value). The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018.
Prerecorded Audio and Video content published before 23rd September 2018
Prerecorded audio and video content is unlikely to be accompanied with a text alternative, captions or audio description. This does not meet the following success criterion:
- 1.1.1 (non-text content)
- 1.2.1 (audio-only and video-only - prerecorded)
- 1.2.2 (captions – prerecorded)
- 1.2.3 (audio description or media alternative - prerecorded)
- 1.2.5 (audio description - prerecorded)
We don’t plan to create a text alternative, captions or audio description to prerecorded audio or video content that was published before 23 September 2020 because all prerecorded audio and video content published before 23 September 2020 are exempt from the regulations.
We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
We do not plan to fix archived materials in Moodle before 23rd September 2018 unless a specific request is made. If you require access to alternative formats for materials in Moodle archive from August 2018 or earlier, please contact the module co-ordinator for that module in the first instance. If this is not possible then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.