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Legal notice

Last update: 11 July 2024

Welcome to the website, published by BNP Paribas. The BNP Paribas Foundation, under the aegis of Fondation de France, benefits from the IT infrastructure of the BNP Paribas Group.

Name of company publishing the website: BNP Paribas S.A.

A public limited company registered in the Paris Companies Register under number : 662 042 449
With a share capital of: €2,261,621,342
VAT number: FR76662042449
Orias No: 07,022 735
ADEME No.: FR200182_01XHWE
Registered Office: 16, boulevard des Italiens – 75009 Paris
(hereinafter, the “Company”)

  • Legal representative: Axelle DAVEZAC, CEO of Fondation de France
  • Publication Director: Michel PÉBEREAU, Chairman of the BNP Paribas Foundation
  • Managing Editor: Isabelle GIORDANO, General Delegate of the BNP Paribas Foundation
  • Website Manager: Isabelle CANDELIER, Head of Communication at BNP Paribas Foundation

Contact :

  • Nathalie ANDRIAMAMONJY, Communication Project Manager at BNP Paribas Foundation – Webmaster
  • Contact form: Contact us

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6 Villa Marcel Lods
75019 Paris

The purpose of these general terms and conditions (hereinafter the “General Terms and Conditions“) is to set out the terms and conditions of access, use and operation of the website by any user accessing it (hereinafter the “User“) to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions, except those specifically mentioned in these General Terms and Conditions.

If the General Terms and Conditions are modified, the Company will indicate the date of the update of the General Terms and Conditions on the website.

Article 1 – Access to / availability of the 

Users acknowledge that they have the skills and resources required to access and use the Users are reminded that secrecy of correspondence is not guaranteed on the Internet and that it is their responsibility to take all appropriate measures to protect their own data and technical environment (in particular their computers, software, network equipment and any material used to access or use the service and/or information).

Accordingly, the Company declines all liability in the event of direct or indirect damage arising from the use of documents or information appearing on the site It should also be noted that fraudulently accessing or remaining in a computer system, hindering or distorting the operation of such a system, or fraudulently introducing or modifying data in a computer system are offences punishable by criminal penalties.

The Company will use its best efforts to maintain a reasonable level of operation and availability of the site The Company reserves the right at any time, without prior notice, to restrict access to the site and its use by the User in order to carry out maintenance operations or make modifications. The Company may not be held liable in the event of access being interrupted due to maintenance or updating operations.

The Company cannot be held responsible for any malfunction of the network or servers or any other event beyond reasonable control, which may prevent or impair access to the site.

The Company is not responsible for malfunctions attributable to Internet service providers or for content hosted by third parties in connection with the provision of the site

Article 2 – Intellectual property:

The Company trademarks, logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos, scripts and texts published on the website and the structure itself are the property of the Company or are licensed to it by third parties. This content is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property or related rights held by the Company or its licensors, and may not be reproduced, used or represented without the express permission of the Company or its licensors, failing which legal action may be taken.

In particular, the User undertakes not to modify, copy, reproduce, download, broadcast, transmit, commercially exploit and/or distribute in any way whatsoever the content of the site or any of its elements without the prior written authorisation of the Company on a case-by-case basis.

The User undertakes not to damage or attempt to damage the site in any way whatsoever and not to use any software or any form of computer programme with the aim of accessing or making available protected content, making the website unavailable, disassembling or decompiling the site or any part of it, or performing any reverse engineering operation, except in the cases expressly authorised by the applicable regulations.

Article 3 – Hyperlinks and third-party content:

The hypertext links available on the website may lead to third-party websites not published by the Company. They are provided solely to facilitate the use of the resources available on the Internet. If the User uses these links, they leave the site and agrees to use third-party sites at his/her own risk or, where applicable, in accordance with the conditions governing them.

The Company cannot be held responsible in any way whatsoever for these hypertext links.

Article 4 – Personnal data & Cookies:

4.1 – Personal data

To ensure the smooth operation of the website, the Company may collect personal data concerning the User and, in this respect, processes data for which the Company is responsible (to find out more, click on our Data Protection Policy available at: Data Protection).

4.2- Cookies

When browsing the website, cookies may be placed on the User’s equipment, subject to the User’s choices, which the User may modify at any time.

To find out more about cookies and their impact, the Company invites the User to consult its cookie policy available at the following address: Cookie policy.

Article 5 – Governing law and competent court

These Terms and Conditions are governed, interpreted and applied in accordance with French law.

If an amicable resolution cannot be reached, any disputes will be expressly referred to the competent courts.