General conditions of use | Hermès corporate foundation

Fondationd website – Effective date: August 2021

The Hermès Corporate Foundation, governed by law n ° 87-571 of 23 July 1987 as amended, publishes the site www.fondationd (hereinafter the “Site”).

Use of the Site is subject to these general conditions of use (the “General Conditions of Use”). By using the Site, you acknowledge having read, understood and accepted without reservation these General Conditions of Use.

The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès may modify and update these General Conditions of Use at any time. Where applicable, the modified General Conditions of Use are those which you acknowledge having read, understood and accepted without reservation when browsing the Site.

In order to ensure that you use the Site in accordance with these General Conditions of Use, we recommend that you consult this section regularly. You can access the applicable General Conditions of Use at any time by clicking on the corresponding link. You can also download these General Conditions of Use by clicking here.


The purpose of the Site is to present and make accessible to any interested person information relating to the activities of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, including the various programs deployed by the latter (Exhibitions, Artist residencies, Manufacto and Académie know-how, etc.), as well as the values ​​and projects that drive the operation of the Foundation.

The Site also includes a space for submitting applications for programs and training courses offered by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, as well as a space dedicated to the press. When you submit an application on the dedicated space, you provide the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès with information about you, in particular your identity and contact details. Some of this information is essential for reviewing your application. In order to examine and follow up on your application, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès may take note of this information and process it. In this context, the Site’s privacy policy is applicable.

In order to stay informed of the various activities of the Hermès Corporate Foundation, users are free to subscribe to the Foundation’s newsletter, in the dedicated space.

The full Site map is available here.


The Site’s confidentiality policy governs the use of personal information that you agree to communicate to the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès on the Site.


All the elements, including, without this list being intended to be exhaustive, the designs, models, illustrations, images, soundtracks, texts, logos and brands constituting the Site are the exclusive property of the Corporate Foundation. Hermes. With the exception of the exceptions expressly provided for in the General Conditions of Use, you are prohibited from reproducing in whole or in part, by any means whatsoever, to distribute, publish, transmit, modify or sell all or part of the content of the Site, or to create derivative works from it.

Verbal and / or figurative marks and all distinctive signs, including the names and logos of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, as well as the names of the programs of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, whether registered or not, displayed on the Site , as well as the domain name of the Site are and will remain the exclusive property of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. Any reproduction, distribution, transmission, modification or use of these brands without the express prior consent of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, for any reason whatsoever, is prohibited.

You are prohibited from removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from the Site or any content therein. You may make a single copy of the Internet pages published on the Site for your private, personal and non-commercial use, provided that any copy of these Internet pages retains all the notices of exclusive rights which appear therein.

Users of the Site may not set up a hypertext link to the Site or any link, including by means of foreclosure techniques, without the express written consent of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès.

Users of the Site may be required, when submitting their applications for programs of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, to communicate elements that may be protected by intellectual property rights (eg: project file). In this context, users authorize the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès to use these elements within the strict framework of the analysis of applications.


The Site may contain links to third party sites not published or controlled by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. Such links are provided for convenience only; they cannot and must not be interpreted as an express or implicit endorsement of these sites, their content or any product or service offered there.


The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès cannot under any circumstances be held liable towards you or a third party for any indirect, incidental, special or incidental damage – which includes, without being exhaustive, any loss of profit or other indirect loss – resulting from your use of the Site or your inability to use it. This limitation of liability applies to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The Hermès Corporate Foundation cannot guarantee or affirm:
– that the Site is free from viruses, data overwriting programs, Trojan horses or other destructive material;
– that the information contained on the Site is exact, complete or up to date.

The Site may contain technical inaccuracies or other faults, and the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès does not guarantee the correction of these faults. The Site and the content of the Site are presented “as is” and “according to availability”. The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès expressly excludes any form of guarantee, and in particular, any implicit guarantee relating to the usual conditions of use of the Site or the suitability of the Site for normal use or for a specific use, its quality or compliance with all legal provisions. This limitation of liability applies to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The illegality, nullity or non-applicability of any of the obligations or mentions of these General Conditions of Use will not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the other stipulations.


These General Conditions of Use are governed and interpreted in accordance with French law.
In the event of a dispute, the French courts have exclusive jurisdiction, which you acknowledge and accept.
The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès reserves the right to request and obtain injunctions or orders for the defense of its rights under the terms hereof.