USE OF OUR WEBSITE
Our commitment to inclusivity and equal access for all is deeply ingrained in our mission to inspire our community to be actively engaged in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment. We have taken thorough measures to ensure that our website is easily accessible to everyone, regardless of their abilities or the devices they use.
Updated: April 2, 2023
John Ball Zoological Society (JBZS) is committed to ensuring that our website, https://jbzoo.org, is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and, in doing so, aim to adhere to the standards and guidelines set forth by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA.
This accessibility statement applies to the John Ball Zoological Society website (https://jbzoo.org).
Measures to Support Accessibility
John Ball Zoological Society has taken the following measures to ensure the accessibility of our website:
- Continual improvement: We are constantly updating our website to improve its accessibility and user experience for everyone, including people with disabilities.
- Staff training: Our staff is trained in the importance of digital accessibility and is provided with guidelines to follow when creating and updating website content.
- Third-party evaluation: We engage with external accessibility consultants to assess and advise on our website’s accessibility.
We are continuously working towards improving the accessibility of our website. However, due to the dynamic nature of the content and constant updates, some areas might not yet meet WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards. We are actively working to identify and address these issues.
Compatibility with Browsers and Assistive Technology
Our website is designed to be compatible with the following browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Apple Safari
- Microsoft Edge
Our website is also designed to work with most screen readers and other assistive technologies. However, if you encounter any issues, please let us know so we can address them.
John Ball Zoological Society is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and, in doing so, aim to adhere to the standards and guidelines set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the John Ball Zoological Society website. If you encounter any issues or have suggestions on how we can improve the accessibility of our website, please contact us through any of the following methods:
Phone: (616) 336-4300
John Ball Zoo
1300 W. Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504