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To facilitate the use for people with disabilities, Jaeger‑LeCoultre implements accessibility features to improve navigation for screen reader users, keyboard navigation and text-only browsers. Thus all users can access our content without difficulty. This fits into the group’s general policy in favor of diversity.
1. The main logo
2. Main menu
3. Functionalities offered by your browser
4. Increasing character size
5. Keyboard navigation
7. PDF Documents
10. Confirmity of the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website with WCAG 2.0
11. Tools and technologies support used to check accessilibity
12. Action plan of accessibility
13. Contact us
On every page, a single click on the Jaeger‑LeCoultre logo leads back to the home page of the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website.
The main menu is a mouse-over menu which can be controlled by the mouse, the keyboard or with the fingers on a touch screen. The main menu in the left hand column, or on the top (homepage), lets you access the headings and main pages of the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website.
As well as the aids made available directly on the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website, the site has been designed so as to allow your browser to make the most of its own functionalities.
It is not always easy to read text on the screen. A default size is defined for each text on the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website, but you have the possibility of increasing the size of the characters.
The www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website is currently redesigned so as to all keyboard navigation on all pages. In most cases, the Tab key is all you need to sequence through the clickable elements in the page. And if you want to work backwards through the sequence you can use the key combination Shift + Tab.
Keyboard users can print any page of the site by going to the desired page and then pressing Ctrl + P on Windows (or Cmd + P if you use Mac OS).
The www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website offers PDF documents for download. To view these documents you need the Adobe Reader software, which can be downloaded for free here: http://get.adobe.com/fr/reader/
If you need an accessible version of a download document, please submit us a request with a means of contact below.
The www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website offers a certain number of videos. A special effort has been made to make these videos accessible to as many people as possible.
Each video is accompanied by synchronized sub-titles. These subtitles can be freely activated or disabled with a button placed directly in the video player.
The subtitles allow deaf and hard of hearing, or people who cannot hear the sound (because of lack of speakers or a noisy environment, etc.) to access the sound information on the video all the same.
In addition, they are often useful for persons whose mother tongue is not one of the available languages, who will be very pleased to have the sound and a textual accompaniment for better understanding.
Throughout the stages of design, creation and updating of the www.jaeger-lecoultre.com website, the owner of www.jaeger-lecoultre.com is working to comply with good accessibility practices by the W3C in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
The owner of www.jaeger-lecoultre.com continues to improve the accessibility of its digitalcommunication platforms. Nevertheless, if you come across a problem when navigating or accessing certain content on www.jaeger-lecoultre.com, feel free to contact us giving as much detail as possible about your situation and the problem encountered, so that we can find a solution together.
Currently the website is compliant on the following aspects :
- All fields are reachable for assistive technology by having specific names, tags or labels; so that www.jaeger-lecoultre.com is accessible and legible to specific tools
- IE9 – 11
- Firefox V.47
- Chrome V.52
- Lecteur d’écran Jaws V.17
- Lecteur d’écran NVDA 2015
- Tanaguru V.3.1
Despite all the attention that we were able to bring the user experience of our website, if you encounter difficulties in using it, thank you to contact us by using the contact means listed below.
We decided to implement a continuous improvement plan for accessibility. Each month, the Maison dedicates ressources to bring new compliance features to www.jaeger-lecoultre.com. Below are presented accessibility pitfalls that have not yet been fixed:
- Optimize link groups in the navigation menu for easy keyboard navigation
- User has to be warned and be able to refuse changing context of page
The owner of www.jaeger-lecoultre.com is clearly doing its best to become WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliant through ongoing updates to the site every month.