General Terms of Use of the Site


The use of the admissions website (hereafter called 'the Site') is conditioned by the full acceptance of the general terms of use described below. Since these terms can be modified or completed at any moment, the Site user is invited to read them regularly.

The Site is normally accessible at any moment by the user. An interruption for technical maintenance can sometimes be decided by Association 42, which will communicate beforehand the dates and times of the intervention.


The Site is designed to offer general information on 42, notably its philosophy, conditions for application, educational path and orientation after graduation. It also offers students access to all services and information from 42 during their whole scholarship.


The minimum configuration recommended to access the Site is the following: - Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera - Screens: Smartphone, Tablet, portable PC, desk computer.

The user of the Site commits to access the site with a device that matches the conditions above and virus-free.


The "42" name, logos, slogans and registered trademarks or not, represented on this Site, are the exclusive property of Association 42. Any use, reproduction and/or modification performed without prior written consent of Association 42 can constitute an infringement in terms of the Intellectual Property Code and can engage the civil and/or penal liability of the infringer.

The presentation and the content of the Site constitute together a work protected by current intellectual property laws and owned by Association 42. Any reproduction and/or representation, partial or whole, must be performed with the prior written consent of Association 42.

The drawings, photos, images, texts, animated sequences with or without sound, databases, software and other documentation on the Site are protected by intellectual and/or industrial property rights and are the property of Association 42 or of a third party that has authorized Association 42 to use them.

As such, any reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or modification, in part or in full, or transfer to another site are forbidden.

The same goes for the extraction and reuse of content from databases accessed from the Site which are protected by provisions of the 1st July 1998 Law transposing into the Code of Intellectual Property of European Directive of March 11, 1996 relative to legal protection of databases.

As such, any reproduction, reuse or extraction of database content can engage the liability of the user.


In the course of operating the Site, Association 42 collects personal data concerning the user.

This personal data is processed by Association 42 in accordance with the Law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978 modified and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation n°2016/679 of April 14, 2016.

To obtain information on the personal data processed by Association 42, the user is invited to read the dedicated page on personal data protection of the Site, available in the list of our legal documents.

Furthermore, browsing the sites and can entail the installation of cookies on the user's computer.

To obtain more information on the cookies used by Association 42 and manage preferences, the user is invited to read the dedicated page on cookies present on these sites.


Association 42 strives to offer on the Site the most accurate information possible. However, Association 42 will not be liable for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in updates, whether coming from third party partners or not that provide this information.

Association 42 reserves the right to modify the content of the Site at any moment without notice, interrupt or suspend some or all functionalities of the Site at any moment without notice. Association 42 will not be held liable for consequences of these modifications and interruptions.

The user is accountable to Association 42 and/or third parties for any material or moral damages, direct and/or indirect of any nature caused by the user and/or his servants for use of the Site which does not comply with the present articles. The user agrees with Association 42, its parent company, affiliates, representatives, employees, partners against any demand, claim and/or action of any sort resulting from the violation of the said provisions.


Any dispute concerning notably the application, execution, interpretation and/or validity of the General Terms of Use and/or the use of the Site and/or the offered services that does not find an amicable settlement, will be subject to French Law. The courts of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

Last updated: Nov 12 2019