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Pivot and Accessibility

Pivot is committed to providing an experience that is fully accessible to everyone. We make every effort to ensure that all Pivot pages comply with Web accessibility guidelines.

Due to the scale and complex nature of Pivot content and services, this is an ongoing effort. Let us know how we're doing. Contact Us with your questions or feedback.


While designing the Pivot interface, we've aimed to comply with the following Web accessibility standards and laws:

In addition to the specific accessibility standards, the site has been built following broader web coding standards e.g. HTML5 and CSS2 to ensure compatibility with as wide a range of browsers and assistive technologies as possible.


Pivot code is checked for accessibility using a range of automated and manual checks. For example, colors used throughout the interface have been tested against the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) standards for luminosity contrast, color difference, and brightness difference. We also test the interface for screen reader accessibility using JAWS with Internet Explorer during implementation. Other tools used to test accessibility include:

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