Legal notice


This section of legal considerations (hereafter, the “Legal Notice”) regulates the use of the Internet portal service “ ” and requires users to accept the terms and conditions stated in this legal notice.

The author and Peoplewalking reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time, and the user is obliged to consult the most current version of this legal notice (and not an outdated version cached) each time they visit this website.

Do not use these pages if you do not agree with the following terms and conditions.

As stipulated in the Intellectual Property Law (RD Legislative 1/1996, of April 12), ATIC is registered in the Intellectual Property Registry with registration number 02/2014/2885, as a scientific work. ATIC is legally protected by intellectual property rights. Any use beyond the limits established by current legislation, without the author’s consent, is illegal.

Explicit permission for the use of ATIC terminology for teaching or nursing or multidisciplinary research, WITHOUT commercial or profit-making purposes, is not required. Authors interested in including parts of ATIC in their textbooks, manuals, audiovisual materials, or other works or publications must communicate this to the author and Peoplewalking for authorization.

The use of ATIC on platforms, applications, or information systems for healthcare management, teaching, etc., requires establishing an agreement or licensing, as appropriate, by submitting a request to Peoplewalking.

The information contained on this website is owned and has been developed by the author. Its purpose is to provide information about ATIC, related products, and services, as well as access to sources of information, so it cannot replace, either totally or partially, the assessment of each cared-for person nor the clinical judgment derived that each nurse makes, as well as the indicated care.

If you are not a healthcare professional, we recommend that you contact a nurse or another professional if you believe you may need help to improve or maintain your state of health.

The author and Peoplewalking have made a considerable effort to publish accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information, however, they do not guarantee or take responsibility for possible transcription, reading, and interpretation errors of the content of this website nor assume any responsibility for the use or application regarding the information published on this website, as well as for errors, omissions, or discrepancies with other publications.

Websites linked from the website are, obviously, owned by other entities, and are not under the control or supervision of the author or Peoplewalking, consequently, they are not responsible for the information, opinions, or the quality of products and services contained or advertised on these linked sites.

The mere use or opening of this website will be understood as your agreement, acceptance, and acknowledgment of the terms set forth here. You expressly release from all and any liabilities arising from the use of this website and the information contained therein. Do not use this website if you do not agree with these terms.

Notice about Responsibilities

Nursing is a scientific discipline with practical application in the health and social field, nourished by advances in research, innovation, and disciplinary and multidisciplinary practice.

It is the responsibility of each nurse (or other professional who wishes to know or employ ATIC) to correctly use and interpret the content of this web to ensure the safety of the care process provided to the people they attend. The author and Peoplewalking are not responsible for the decisions, acts, or consequences generated by the use or interpretation that each professional makes of these contents.

We recommend all professionals to stay up-to-date on legal regulations, professional regulations, and established practice standards in each country, State, and/or region.

Professional practice must be, by definition, autonomous, responsible, and informed. Knowledge, common sense, scientific evidence, the preferences of the cared-for people, professional ethical codes, and good practices should guide clinical decisions and the provision of services to the beneficiaries of health and social health services.

Notice about Sensitivities, Protection of minors and fragile people

This website contains information aimed at health science professionals, mainly nurses. It contains information and images that may hurt the sensitivity of people not trained in these areas of knowledge.

If you are not a healthcare professional and have doubts about your state, health process, or illness, consult a nurse, doctor, or another healthcare professional.

DO NOT show images or content to minors or people in situations of fragility or especially vulnerable. It is the user’s responsibility of this web page to make correct and appropriate use of its contents, including images.

Declaration of no conflict of interest

This website may contain brands, names, designs, distinctive signs. Brands and trade names are cited as examples, mainly in the contents of the axis “Products, medications, foods, and substances”. This information is added solely to facilitate professionals consulting this website, examples of possible equivalences between generics and branded products or medications. There is no conflict of interest on the part of Peoplewalking or the author of ATIC in this regard. This information is added for facilitation and further clarification and has no other interest.

Regarding the equivalences of the diagnostic concepts of ATIC with the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organization, it is added for academic and informative purposes to facilitate health providers the conceptual equivalences proposed from ATIC to this Classification system. It is a unidirectional mapping from ATIC to ICD-10.

The use of this international classification requires authorization from the copyright owners and is subject to the agreements of the World Health Organization at the governmental level in each country, State, or Region.

Access to the private area

Access to the private area of this website requires having the user and password provided by Peoplewalking. Users with private access commit to making good use of it, as stipulated in the license contract.


Who is responsible for processing your personal data?

The responsible for processing the data will be the owner of the web domain, which corresponds to Peoplewalking, S.L., Calle Valencia 245, Ático 1ª, 08007 Barcelona (Barcelona), (hereafter “PEOPLEWALKING” or “the Entity”). For the proper management in the processing of your personal data, PEOPLEWALKING has designated a Data Protection Officer whom you can go to resolve any issue you need, being able to contact through the email

What purposes are your personal data processed for?

At PEOPLEWALKING we can process the personal data collected for the following purpose:

1.Contact: manage the data of users who contact PEOPLEWALKING through the contact form that the Entity makes available to the user. Likewise, your data will be processed to manage the queries you send us through the channels enabled for this purpose on our website.

The data processed comes from:

  • Data provided by you, through filling out the forms for this purpose enabled. Data derived from the provision of the service: indirectly, as it derives from the provision of the service itself and the maintenance of this activity. This category includes data from navigation through the website. Data obtained from marketing studies.
  • Depending on the service, the data processed cover the following typology:
  • Identifying data (e.g., name, surnames, identity document, postal address, email, phone number). Commercial information data (e.g., interests in certain sections of our website).

What is the legal basis for the processing of your data?

We use your data to:

  • Respond to your requests .

Who are your data communicated to?

The personal data processed by PEOPLEWALKING to achieve the purposes detailed above may be communicated to the following recipients based on the legal basis of the communication. Under the above, the following data communications aim to ensure the proper development of the contractual and/or commercial relationship and comply with legal obligations of PEOPLEWALKING.

How long will we keep your data?

Personal data will be kept as long as necessary for the provision of the service or as long as you do not withdraw your consent. Subsequently, the data will be deleted according to the provisions of the data protection regulation which implies its blocking, being available only at the request of Judges and courts, the Public Prosecutor’s Office or the competent Public Administrations during the period of prescription of the actions that could derive and, after this, its complete elimination.

What are your rights?

Any interested party has the right to obtain confirmation on whether PEOPLEWALKING is processing personal data concerning them, or not. Likewise, as provided in the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:

  • Access your data: you have the right to access your data to know which personal data we are processing that concern you.
  • Request the rectification or deletion of your data: in certain circumstances, you have the right to rectify those personal data that you consider inaccurate and that concern you, and that are subject to treatment by PEOPLEWALKING or even, to request their deletion when, among other reasons, the data were no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.
  • Request the limitation of the processing of your data: in certain circumstances, you will have the right to ask us to limit the processing of your data, in which case we inform you that we will only keep them for the exercise or defense of claims as provided in the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • To the portability of your data: in certain circumstances, you will have the right to receive the personal data that concern you, and that you have provided us, in a structured format of common use and mechanical reading, and to transmit them to another data controller.
  • Oppose the processing of your data: in certain circumstances and for reasons related to your particular situation, you will have the right to oppose the processing of your data in which case, we would stop processing them unless, for compelling legitimate reasons, or the exercise or defense of possible claims.

You have the right, at any time, to withdraw any of your consents, without affecting the legality of the treatment based on the consent prior to its withdrawal. You may exercise the rights described above, by mail to the address Finally, we indicate that you can file a claim with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, especially when you have not obtained satisfaction in the exercise of your rights. You can contact through its website: