Policies & Procedures
The following documents have been approved by the UF AHC Executive Web Steering Committee. Their goal is to help create an environment of standards-based public web communications within the UF AHC.
- Accessibility Policy
- Appropriate Content
- Content Monitoring and Maintenance Guidelines
- Domain Name Structure
- Governance Overview
- Website Appearance Guidelines
Social Media Guidelines
Manuals & Standards
- Web Identity Standards [still in draft]
Related Laws and Other Guidelines
HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information. HIPAA is evolving as health care delivery and systems evolve. Extensive information is available at:
FERPA- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
FERPA requires schools to protect the privacy of student records. One component of compliance with FERPA is directory information. Educational entities must list what they consider to be “directory information” about students. Students and former students may block the publication of such directory information about themselves. Such blocks are permanent unless removed by the student. Information not included in the list of directory information may not be published.
UF Corporate Identity
You can learn more about how UF treats its visual impression and identity at http://identity.ufl.edu/
Intellectual Property and Copyright Protection
Content should never risk infringement of copyright and intellectual property laws and regulations. It must include proper citation and attribution. More information is available at: http://www.copyright.gov
Questions about intellectual property and copyright protection can be directed to Shands General Counsel at 352-265-6995.