Table 2:  Level of quality required depending on the purpose of your document

Target public
Intended objective
Level 1
Internal, staff
Knowledge of the content only (group internal memo...).
Level 2
Internal distribution with typing errors tolerated but full restitution of the contents required (draft contract involving several departments in the same group, internal training of sales and technical staff...).
Level 3
General external, administrative and international bodies...
Publication for the attention of clients, investors... (sales brochures, websites, commercial contracts, financial reports, defence statements, synopses, product specifications...).
Level 4
External, medical and financial authorities, ethics committees...
Official documents with legal and financial implications (medical study protocols...).