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Saskatchewan Health Authority Guidance

Look & Feel

  • Follow SHA visual identity standards for all public, staff and patient information and training materials 
  • Look, feel and tone related to design, language and layout should be professional
  • Comical/satirical/cartoon-like clip art and other comical/unapproved narrative images and videos are strictly prohibited
  • Photos should be of good quality and follow proper publishing resolution guidelines

Copyright

  • All photography or infographic elements must be appropriately licensed
  • Use of images and videos found on the Internet, including free stock imagery, must follow copyright law and license requirements
  • Unauthorized use of imagery is strictly prohibited

Privacy & Permissions

  • Employees and physicians will use acceptable images that are the property of the Saskatchewan Health Authority on any promotional materials created including posters, brochures, newsletters and any other documentation that will be distributed
  • Acceptable images include:
    • Photographs with signed consent forms from the individual(s) in the photos, in accordance with the Health Information Protection Act (HIPA), including photos provided from an individual or other organization
  • Property of Saskatchewan Health Authority means:
    • Photos taken by staff and/or provided by staff with authorized consent forms signed for any individuals who appear in the photos
    • Images that have been purchased for use by the SHA

For further questions or clarification on appropriate use of graphical elements, video or photography, along with access to the proper consent form, please contact your local Communications area.

Sources for Images

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