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The UK Data Service is committed to following agreed best standards and good practice in web design and usability.

The underlying code of the UK Data Service website achieves compliance with level 3(AAA) W3C guidelines for HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets, conforms to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and is compliant with the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA). Where this is not feasible or practical, an alternative method is provided for users to obtain the assistance they need from user support staff.

Web Accessibility Standards

  • HyperText Markup Language 5 (HTML5)
  • Cascading Style Sheets Version 3 (CSS v3)
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0): conformance level AAA where possible and at least to level AA.

Help for users

The UK Data Service will provide help and support to any users having difficulties using the website. Get in touch.


We are keen to hear your experience of the site. Please get in touch with comments or suggestions about how to improve.

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