Provincetown Community Compact

Accessibility Statement for The Compact

The Provincetown Community Compact is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

The Provincetown Community Compact takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of The Compact:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Compact is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of The Compact. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on The Compact:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Technical specifications

Accessibility of The Compact relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • SMIL

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of The Compact, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for The Compact:

  1. News and Updates Form:
    Missing Form Label because Form is built by an outside vendor and we cannot alter it.
    Email us directly to be put on the mailing list.
  2. Cart for Mug purchase:
    No Image alternative text because we do not have access to the code to add the tag.

Assessment approach

The Provincetown Community Compact assessed the accessibility of The Compact by the following approaches:

  • Evaluation by WAVE® Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool
  • Evaluation by axe Dev Tools

This statement was created on 19 November 2020.