Legal notice

In keeping with what is established in Spanish Law 34/2002, of July 11, 2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, we hereby inform you that the web address is the property of the Fundació Galatea (from here on, the Foundation), a private foundation with its headquarters at Passeig de la Bonanova, 47, in Barcelona.

In 2001, the Council of Medical Associations of Catalonia created the Fundació Galatea with the aim of promoting the health, the physical and mental well-being and the quality of life of physicians, with hope of eventually incorporating other health professions. Before long the community of nurses was included, and more recently, so were veterinarians, pharmacists, dentists, psychologists and social workers, with the ultimate goal of ensuring that better health care is provided to those they serve.

The website is informative in nature, providing information on the structure and composition of the Foundation, its board and governing organizations; it also aims to be a tool for promoting its programs for assistance, prevention, and health promotion.

User access to the website

The website can be visited freely by all users, with the exception of any areas that may be restricted or require subscription.

The user promises to access the website and make use of it in keeping with applicable laws, the terms of use, morality, decency and respect for public order. In addition, the user promises not to use the website for illicit or illegal ends, or for any purposes that may violate the rights of third parties or damage and disable the website.

Intellectual and industrial property

The contents of this website are subject to what is established in current Spanish law regulating intellectual property.

All contents (texts, images, interactive elements, audio-visual materials) brands, designs, logos, icons, software, commercial names, website names and any other sign or element susceptible to protection through intellectual and industrial property rights that are a part of the website are the property of the Foundation or of third parties that have authorized their use. They may also be protected by third parties via copyright or authorship rights.

The users of the website are permitted to access all information on the website, but the reproduction and public distribution of website contents for commercial purposes, in any format and using any technical means, is forbidden without the express authorization of the Foundation.

The inappropriate use of the content of this website may be considered a violation of copyright law.

Limitation of liability

The Foundation denies any responsibility regarding the information found outside of this website or of its control and/or of which it is not the author. In particular, the Foundation denies any responsibility regarding whether the information users have access to through this website is up-to-date, accurate, correct, legal and/or appropriate.

In addition, the Foundation does not accept responsibility for any sort of damage directly or indirectly related to the use and/or content of any links that may be included on this website. The presence of a link on the website can never be considered a recommendation; the decision to use this link is subject to the will of the user.

Furthermore, the Foundation does not accept responsibility for any damages incurred by users of the website, as it cannot guarantee the absence of virus or other damaging elements within its contents.

The Foundation reserves the right to modify and/or update the information on the website, its configuration or presentation at any time without need for prior warning.

Protection of personal information

In keeping with what is established in Spanish Organic Law 15/1999 of December 13 on the Protection of Personal Data and other applicable regulations, we hereby inform you that any personal information provided by the user will be included in a data file for personal information with the purpose of attending to any requests for information that is under the responsibility of the Fundació Galatea. Any personal data provided by the user will enjoy adequate protection, and will be subject to the security measures that are applicable in keeping with Spanish Royal Decree 1720/2007, of December 21, which approves the Regulation Implementing Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, on the Protection of Personal Data.

The user promises that the data and information they provide are their own; otherwise, they promise that they hold the express consent of the owners of the aforementioned information to provide it, so that it may be incorporated into the necessary files in each case for the aforementioned informative purposes.

As the party responsible for the data file, the Fundació Galatea guarantees the right to access, rectification, opposition and cancellation of the data provided. These rights may be exercised by writing to Passeig de la Bonanova, 47, 08017, Barcelona (subject: data treatment).

Jurisdiction and applicable law

In order to resolve any legal dispute or controversy that may arise regarding the use of the services of this website, Spanish law will be applicable and the matter will be resolved before the courts of the city of Barcelona. Previously, the Foundation and the user commit to negotiate in good faith to resolve the dispute or controversy within a month’s time, starting from the date when one party informs the other of the claim with the potential to generate the dispute.

Fundación Galatea es el responsable del tratamiento de sus datos personales. Podrá ejercer sus derechos de acceso, rectificación, oposición y cancelación de los datos dirigiendo un escrito al Responsable del tratamiento dirigiendo un escrito por correo postal a Paseo Bonanova 47, 08017 Barcelona, o bien por correo electrónico a (Referencia: tratamiento de datos).