General Conditions of Use

General Conditions of Use


The use of the website (hereinafter referred to as “the Site”) is subject to full acceptance of the terms of service set out below. These conditions of use may be modified or completed at any time, so the user of the Site is invited to consult them regularly.

The Site is normally accessible to the user at any time. An interruption for technical maintenance may however be decided by 42, which will endeavour to inform the user in advance of the date and time of the intervention.

Article 1 – Presentation of the Site

The purpose of the Site is to provide general information about 42, in particular concerning its values, its conditions of registration, its pedagogical track and the possible orientations after the schooling at 42. It also allows students to access all the services and information provided by 42 throughout their studies at 42.

Article 2 – Contractual limitations on technical data

The minimum recommended configuration for accessing the Site is as follows:

  • Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera
  • Screens: Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, Desktop

The user of the Site undertakes to access the Site using equipment that meets the configuration requirements described above, and that does not contain any viruses.

Article 3 – Intellectual property rights

The name “42”, logos, slogans and trademarks, registered or not, represented on this site, are the exclusive property of 42. Any use, reproduction and/or modification made without the prior written consent of 42 is likely to constitute an infringement, in accordance with the provisions of the “Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle”, and may incur the civil and/or criminal liability of its author.

The presentation and content of the Site together constitute a work protected by the laws in force on intellectual property, of which 42 is the owner. No reproduction and/or representation, whether partial or complete, may be made without the prior written consent of 42.

The drawings, photographs, images, texts, animated sequences with or without sound, databases, software and other documentation represented on the Site are protected and are, as the case may be, the property of 42 or of third parties having expressly authorized 42 to use them.

As such, any reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or modification, in part or in full, or transfer to another website is prohibited.

The same applies to the extraction and reuse of the content of the databases accessible from the Site, which are protected by the provisions of the law of July 1, 1998 transposing the European Directive of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases into the Intellectual Property Code.

As such, any reproduction, reuse or extraction of the contents of the database would engage the responsibility of its author.

Article 4 – Personal data and cookies

Within the framework of the operation of the Site, 42 is led to collect a certain number of personal data concerning the user.

These personal data are processed by 42 in accordance with the law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978 modified and the General Data Protection Regulation n°2016/679 of April 14, 2016 (RGPD).

To obtain information concerning the personal data processed by 42, the user is invited to consult the page dedicated to the protection of personal data present on the Site.

Furthermore, the user’s browsing on the website may result in the installation of cookies on the user’s computer.

To obtain more information about the cookies used by 42 and to manage their preferences in this regard, users are invited to consult the page dedicated to cookies on the site.

Article 5 – Limitations of liability

42 strives to provide information on the Site that is as accurate as possible. However, 42 cannot be held responsible for any omissions, inaccuracies or shortcomings in the updating, whether caused by itself or by third-party partners who provide the information.

42 reserves the right to modify the content of the Site at any time and without notice, to interrupt or suspend all or part of the functionalities of the Site at any time and without notice. It cannot be held responsible for the consequences of these modifications and interruptions.

The user is liable to 42 and/or third parties for any material and/or immaterial, direct and/or indirect prejudice of any nature whatsoever caused by the user and/or his/her employees as a result of the use of the Site that does not comply with these terms. The user guarantees 42, as well as its parent, sister or affiliated companies, representatives, employees and partners, against all demands, claims and/or resources of any kind, resulting from any violation of the said provisions for which he/she would be responsible.

Article 6 – Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any possible dispute relating in particular to the application, execution, interpretation and/or validity of the Terms of Service and/or the use of the Site and/or the services offered, which cannot be resolved amicably, shall be subject to French law. The competent courts of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

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