Accessibility

We want protect.scot to be accessible and usable for as many people as possible.

We have made our site more accessible by using:

  • Easier-to-read colours
  • Larger fonts
  • Plain English
  • Keyboard only navigation

Feedback

If you cannot access any part of this site or want to report an accessibility problem, please contact testandprotect@nhs.scot.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces the accessibility regulations (the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018).

If you're not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.

Compliance statement

The Scottish Government commits to making its websites accessible in line with the accessibility regulations. This accessibility statement applies to protect.scot and the Protect Scotland Apple and Android applications.

This statement was prepared on 11 September 2020 and last reviewed on 11 September 2020.

We aim for the site to be fully compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines(W.C.A.G) version 2.1 for A and AA success criteria.

Non-accessible content

Not compliant with the accessibility regulations

The information contained within the PDFs is designed to be downloaded or printed and is not fully accessible. The information within these PDFs is effectively available elsewhere on the website. It is in our roadmap to make sure the PDF’s are accessible.

  • news-release-10092020-v2.pdf
  • partner-editorial-10092020-v2.pdf
  • social-media-text.pdf
  • A4-poster-hr.pdf
  • A3-poster-hr.pdf

The following JPGS are intended to be used as references for creating social media posts and contain information that could be accessed elsewhere on the site.

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  • mock-up-2.jpg
  • mock-up-3.jpg
  • mock-up-4.jpg
  • mock-up-5.jpg
  • mock-up-6.jpg

The purpose of the following JPGS and PNG files are for them to be downloaded and used on display screens and contain information that could be accessed elsewhere on the site.

  • app-1080x1080.jpg
  • app-1-1080x1920.jpg
  • app-2-1080x1920.jpg
  • app-1920x1080.jpg
  • map-1080x1080.jpg
  • map-v1-1080x1920.jpg
  • map-v2-1080x1920.jpg
  • image-1-1080x1080px.jpg
  • image-2-1080x1080px.jpg
  • image-3-1080x1080px.jpg
  • image-4-1080x1080px.jpg
  • twitter-image-1-1024x512px.jpg
  • twitter-image-2-1024x512px.jpg
  • twitter-image-3-1024x512px.jpg
  • twitter-image-4-1024x512px.jpg
  • homepage.png
  • tracing.png
  • notification.png
  • test-result.png
  • share-and-protect.png
  • A4-poster-hr.jpg
  • A3-poster-hr.jpg

Help stop the virus. Download the app today.

By voluntarily choosing to use the Protect Scotland app, alongside existing public health and contact tracing measures, you can help to stop the spread of the virus in Scotland.

Help family members to download the app, encourage your colleagues to use it and share it with friends.

If we all play our part, we can all help protect ourselves, our families and Scotland against coronavirus.