The Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council (MCCPC) web site has been designed to be fully accessible to all users regardless of technological or physical disability. This section outlines the specific features and initiatives which have been implemented to facilitate access.
A “Skip to main content” link is available at the top of every web page. This allows users with mobility impairments and those who use screen reader software to go directly to the main content of a web page without having to deal with repetitive navigation links.
The “Skip to main content” link is hidden from visual browsers and is accessed through the keyboard. Upon landing on a web page, use your keyboard and press the TAB key. This should make the previously hidden “Skip to main content” link appear across the top of the browser window. Users of Explorer may need to tab several times before the link becomes visible. Once the link is visible, simply hit your ENTER key to activate the link. The skip link is also available via access key “s,” as explained in the next section.
Unfortunately, skip links currently do not work correctly in the latest versions of Safari, Google Chrome and Opera. These browsers will allow you to skip to the main content area as intended however, once there, hitting your TAB key again will return you to the top of the page.
Access keys are quick keyboard shortcuts that can be used to navigate the web site in browsers that support their implementation. To use an access key, invoke the key combination specific to the browser you are using, as represented below.
Windows/Explorer 6+ALT plus ACCESS KEY then ENTER
Windows/Firefox 2ALT plus SHIFT plus ACCESS KEY
Macintosh/Safari and FirefoxCONTROL plus ACCESS KEY
This site uses relative text sizing which means you can increase the size of text within your web browser to make it easier to read our content. To increase the text size:
In order to provide online access to documents and forms in their original formatting, we use Adobe Acrobat to create Portable Document Format (PDF) files. To view PDFs, you will need the freely available Adobe Reader software installed on your computer, version 4+.
This web site has been built using valid XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in accordance with the standards created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the governing body for the web that sets standards for technical development. These standards, known as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), set forth the requirements for making web site content accessible.
Accessibility isn’t just about making sure blind people can use this site. It’s about removing barriers and making a web site usable to a wide range of people. This includes, for example, someone with arthritis or multiple sclerosis who has difficulty using a mouse, an older user with low vision, a site visitor with dyslexia, as well as those who use assistive technologies to access the Internet.
Standards-compliant design may not sound sexy but because web standards incorporate and support accessibility, a standards-compliant web site ensures that everyone has equal access to the same information—a basic tenet of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In the public sector, it is incumbent upon agencies to provide visitors with an accessible web site.
Although not required by regulation or law, this web site complies with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998). How come? Because accessibility is simply the right thing to do…and we do it because we can.
The MCCPC makes no warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product or process disclosed, or represent that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the MCCPC. The views and opinions of originators expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the MCCPC.
The MCCPC is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of the web site or with respect to the material contained on the web site, including without limitation, any material posted on the web site. The MCCPC attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on this web site. Any errors or omissions should be reported to the MCCPC. This web site and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The MCCPC is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the web site and/or the materials contained on the web site whether the material is provided by the MCCPC or a third party.
The MCCPC may change the information contained in the web site at any time and without notice. It assumes no liability of damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.
We may link to other web sites as a convenience to our users but this does not necessarily mean that we endorse any of those web sites or the information, products, or services contained in or accessible through such web sites. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of those other web sites. Your access to and use of those web sites is solely at your own risk.
The MCCPC understands the importance of the user’s privacy and will make all attempts to ensure that any personal information transferred from the user through our web site to us will remain confidential and private.
Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit the MCCPC web site, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. The web site utilizes cookies. A cookie is a small text file that permits us to recognize your browser in order to customize your experience, or permit you to access restricted areas. Cookies also prevent you from having to re-enter your preferences on certain areas of the site where you may have entered preference information before. Cookies do not contain personal information.
When you visit the MCCPC web site, the web server will automatically collect non-identifying information such as access date, IP address and pages accessed. This information does not result in the identification of your e-mail address or any other personal information.
This information will never be released unless ordered to by a court of law or for criminal investigative purposes. However, should abuse to the system be reported, this information may be used for investigations.
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As a member of the MCCPC, you agree not to post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, or that violate any laws. Individuals who do so will be permanently banned. The MCCPC reserves the right to remove, edit, or move any messages for any reason.
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