Please note, that content published on People Who should in no way be regarded as a substitute for a medical consultation. You should always seek advice from your doctor or another qualified healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns regarding your health or treatment regime. Never ignore medical advice or put off seeing your doctor due to a conversation or content you might have read here on People Who. People Who content should never be interpreted as medical advice.
Free and open access
People Who is a platform aimed at those people that live with an illness and its main objective is to make their daily lives easier. That is why the access and use of all its features, contents and tools is free for everybody. You just need to register as a user to get access to certain areas of the platform, so you will need a valid email address.
register as a user
Code of Ethics. You also need to choose a username and password.
By using this platform, you declare that you know this rule and you
are over 18.
The use of your password is personal and non-transferable, and you must not
give it to third parties. You will have to take the necessary steps to keep
it safe and prevent third parties to gain access to it. Remember that you
will be solely responsible for the use of your password without harm or
prejudice for People Who. If you ever suspect that your password is being
used by third parties, you should let us know as soon as possible by sending
us an email to email@example.com
All the information you provide must be true. Remember that you are the one
who decides what you want to tell us. As a user, you must guarantee the
authenticity of the data you provide, as you will be solely responsible for
any false or inaccurate statements made, as well as for any prejudice to
People Who, the rest of users or third parties and that may result as a
consequence of it.
To keep you informed, the user registration
includes a monthly email containing a report on your activity and the
newsletters you are subscribed to. You will be able to modify the newsletters
frequency or manage your subscription/unsubscription from ‘Your account’
section on People Who.
People Who you will never be asked to provide any personal data that may
identify you such as your name or surname. We only need a few data such as
your year of birth, city or gender for statistical purposes. Those data may
also be hidden to the rest of users on the platform. It is recommended to
always act under your virtual profile and not to publish any personal data
that may lead to know who you really are such as your real name or your email
Whenever a name and surname that could identify a person is used, it will be
modified by our team of moderators, to safeguard anonymity, and you will be
notified of the modification. You can always change your name by accessing
To get in contact with other users in private mode you can use the private
messaging system, which is only accessible to you and your recipients.
It is forbidden to choose as your username any offensive word or expression,
coinciding with brands, trademarks, commercial names, email addresses, social
denominations, commercial advertisements, names or pseudonyms of public
individuals for which use it is not authorized, and in general, contrary to
the law or demands of morality and proper consuetude.
If your username does not fulfil these conditions, you will be asked to
change it. If you do not make the required changes as soon as possible, your
username will be replaced by ‘User (registration number)’. Remember that you
can always change your username, but you must always respect the Terms of
photos of people
We want to ensure your privacy is protected at all times. To this end, the
use of photos of people as virtual profile pictures is strictly prohibited.
We suggest selecting one of the avatars (pictures) we provide. When creating
a group, you will have the option of uploading a picture from your computer. But remember that the use of photos of people is not allowed.
In the same vein, the use of pictures that may hurt the sensibility of other
people is also forbidden.
When creating a group, it may be necessary to moderate or substitute the name
of the group or any of its descriptions in order to comply with our Terms of
If a picture of a person or an image that could prove offensive to other
users were to be uploaded, we will
contact you to request a change. If you do not make the needed changes as
soon as possible, the picture will be replaced with one of our avatars.
Remember that you can always change your picture by accessing ‘Your Account’.
Group administrators can change the group picture by accessing the group
brands of medicines, no names of laboratories
Health is a delicate matter and the prescription of medicines is the job of
doctors in their offices. We want to avoid inadequate prescriptions or
business transactions not allowed by the existing regulation, so you must not
write brands of medicines or names of pharmaceutical laboratories in public
conversations. If you write brands of medicines, they will be replaced by
their active substance or main ingredient. If you write the name of a
laboratory, it will be replaced by an asterisk. If any of them falls out of
our hands, we ask you to help us by reporting that publication.
essential to respect the entire Community
Each and every shared article or publication should be based on such
principle. All individuals, whatever their personal and social conditions,
have the right to express their views as long as they respect the rest of the
users. Equally, the rest of the Community members should respect those
opinions, regardless of whether they share them or not.
and polite use of language
First and foremost, we hope that the communication inside the Community is
enclosed by rules and standards of cordiality, respect, courtesy and
cooperation and that these principles are reflected in the way the language
is used and the contents shared. We ask that you always use an adequate and
friendly tone: it is essential to create a good atmosphere on the
right to report publications by others
At People Who we will take great care that each and every user complies with
code of conduct is respected, especially on subjective aspects. Because of
that, the platform offers to their users the possibility to report any
function only when necessary. You should bear in mind that the Community can
be very varied, and maybe something you believe is inappropriate does not
Take into account that you will be solely responsible for the data,
opinions, messages and information that you introduce in the platform, for
their veracity and appropriateness to the purposes you are introducing them for,
as well as for the harms and prejudices you may be causing to People Who and
third parties by posting them. People Who excludes any liability for the
data, opinions, messages and information that you decide to introduce in the
platform. People Who is not responsible under any circumstances for the
private messages sent by users to other users inside the platform, for any
damage and/or prejudice of any kind or nature that may be caused by the
access and, if so, the interception, deletion, modification or other form of
tampering by third parties authorized – or not -, of the messages, contents,
information or pictures that users make available to third parties through
the tools available in the platform.
You cannot use any material you
find in our platform for illicit and forbidden purposes according to these
conditions, running counter to the interests of People Who, its members,
collaborators, users, and/or third parties. You will have to deal with them
in case you do not comply with the aforementioned obligations. Additionally,
you will be responsible for introducing or spreading computer viruses that
may damage, render useless, overload, cause deterioration, or impede the
normal functioning of the platform and its normal use.
use of the platform
As a user, you should use our platform for lawful purposes and as required
well as public order. As a consequence, as a user you will abstain from using
our platform for purposes which are damaging to the rights or interests of
third parties, or in any manner that may damage, render useless, overload, or
cause deterioration of our platform, its services and/or functions or impede
the normal use of the platform by other users.
In particular, by using our platform you warrant and undertake that you will
not transmit, diffuse, or make available to third parties any information,
messages, graphics, audio and/or picture files, photographs, recordings,
software and, in general, any kind of material that, in some way:
– Harasses, threatens or abuses other members of the platform.
– Encourages others to infringe the performance standards and the Code of Ethics
of the platform.
– Is published with the intent of impersonating staff members of People Who
or another user by using a similar identification or another method or
– Is used for commercial, advertising or illicit purposes.
– Is excessively repetitive becoming a form of spam, that is to say,
publications that somehow damage their receptors or interfere with the
communication with the rest of users.
Contravenes, denigrates or threatens fundamental rights and constitutionally
recognized public freedom, contemplated in international treaties and
– Induces or incites criminal, denigrating, defamatory, violent or
discriminatory actions based on genre, age, disease, religion, belief or
– Incorporates, makes available or allows access to criminal, violent,
offensive, injurious, degrading products, elements, messages and/or services
or, in general, contrary to the law, morality and generally accepted good
– Induce or incites involvement in practices that may endanger, put at risk,
or harm one's health or mental stability.
– Puts the lives of others in danger, or which either directly or indirectly
could incite a user to commit suicide.
protected by any industrial or intellectual property right held by third
parties, unless required authorization for the use in question has been
obtained by the user from the owners of the corresponding right.
– Infringes the right to honour, personal and family privacy or personal
– Violates the rules on secrecy or confidentiality of communications.
– Contains a virus or any other physical or electronic component which may cause
damage to or impede the normal functioning of the networks, system or
computer equipment of People Who or third parties.
– Causes, due to its particular features, difficulties to the normal
functioning of the service.
– Contains personal data such as postal
addresses, telephones, email addresses or ID numbers. The dissemination of
this information is reserved for profiles like Patients' Associations for the
optimal development of their functions.
In this regards, we reserve the right to suspend the account of any user who
of the platform. Additionally, we reserve the right to remove or not publish
any type of content (messages comments or photographs) that may contain
inappropriate information, according to the requirements listed above,
without prior notice or subsequent notification to the user.
People Who has a strict anti-spam policy whereby, as a user, you will
abstain from using and collecting data from distribution lists to which you
may obtain access through the platform sections, for promotional or advertising
purposes, as well as from sending commercial communications of any kind, not
required or previously permitted by People Who or its users, whatever its
At People Who we strive to keep all the information in our platform as
up-to-date as possible and free of errors. However, we cannot guarantee that
it will always be that way. Consequently, we exclude any liability for errors
or omissions that might be due to lack of accuracy, completeness or
timeliness of the content. Nevertheless, once detected, we will fix them as
soon as possible.
– Guarantee the availability, continuity nor infallibility of the
functioning of the platform, its tools and functions. Consequently, we
exclude any liability for any kind of damages and prejudices arising from the
lack of availability or continuity of the functioning of the platform and its
– Guarantee the absence of viruses or other harmful elements which may cause
damage or alterations to the computer system of our users. Consequently, we
will not be liable for any damages and prejudices that those elements may
cause to you as a user.
– Assume responsibility for messages, contents, opinions, files, information
and any other kind of information from third parties available in the
platform, being the users solely responsible for them.
Assume responsibility to endorse, check or verify the information or contents
on other websites that may be accessed from the existing hyperlinks in the
platform, but it does not constitute a recommendation to its use. People Who only undertakes not to
publish in its section Magazine information which does not meet the
platform, as well as to remove from it, as soon as possible, that information
that may be out of touch with the reality, or could mislead or cause damage
to the user.
– Control the use the users make of all the sections and tools available in
the platform and, as a consequence, we cannot guarantee that users use them
have the obligation to verification and does not verify neither the identity
of the users, nor the validity, veracity, exhaustiveness or authenticity of
the data, contents and information of any kind that users provide about
your user account whenever you want
If you do not want to continue participating in the platform you can delete
your user account whenever you want. Please note that we will delete all your
personal data from our server and then we will not be able to retrieve them.
As if you had never had an account.
According to regulation LSSICE 34/2002, of July 11th, we inform you that
peoplewho.com web site is held by the corporate entity People Who Global
S.L, with CIF registration number B86980059, and legal address at Calle de
Almadén 19, 28014 Madrid, Spain. This company is recorded in the Commercial
Registration Office of Madrid, Volume 32,304, Section 8th, Sheet 105, Page
M581482, Entry 1st.
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We welcome all comments, proposals and suggestions. You may contact us at
any time by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.