BNP Paribas endowment fund

Welcome to the website published by the Rescue & Recover Fund.
Company name: Fonds Urgence & Développement (Rescue & Recover Fund).
filed with the Préfecture de Paris on 27 June 2012 and published in the Journal Officiel on 14 July 2012 under number 20120028
Registered office: 22 avenue de l’Opéra, 75001 Paris

• Legal representative: Baudouin Prot, Chairman
• Publication Director: Laurence Pessez, Endowment Fund Secretary, Group Head of CSR
• Contact: Farida Yahiaoui, CSR communications officer, Group CSR Function
• Graphic design: hopening
• Technical development: hopening and Ediis
• Hosting: Ediis

The publisher undertakes to comply with all laws on the establishment and the activity of a website.
By accessing, browsing or using the website, users acknowledge that they have read, understood, and consented to the terms and conditions.

The Fonds Urgence & Développement (Rescue & Recover Fund) draws the attention of users of its website to the following points:


1 – Access to the website

The user of this website acknowledges that he/she has the skill and resources necessary to gain access to this website and use it.

Access to the website is free of charge. The costs of accessing and using the telecommunications network are to be borne by the user in accordance with the terms and conditions set by the user’s access providers and telecommunications operators.
The publisher cannot be held liable for matters outside its control or for any damage that may be caused by the user’s technical environment, in particular computers, software programs, network equipment and any other devices used to gain access to or use the service and/or the information.

Users are reminded that it is an offence punishable under criminal law to fraudulently access or remain connected to an IT system, to impair or interfere with the functioning of such a system or to fraudulently enter or alter information in an IT system.


2 – Intellectual property

The Rescue & Recover Fund owns or holds the rights to all components that constitute this website, particularly the data, designs, graphics, photographs and soundtracks.
It is prohibited to reproduce, represent, distribute or re-distribute the content of this website by any means whatsoever, whether in whole or in part, without the prior express authorisation of the Rescue & Recover Fund. Such action would constitute a contravention of the rules governing the French Intellectual Property Code.
The trademarks of the publisher of the website of and its partners, and the logos included in the website, are registered trademarks.
As an exception, some content (texts, images, etc.) belong to their respective authors and the Rescue & Recover Fund uses them with the authorisation of the owners of the rights to that content.


3 – Content of the website

The Rescue & Recover Fund endeavours to ensure the accuracy, updating and exhaustiveness of the information disseminated on this website and reserves the right to change the content or presentation of this website at any time and without notice. Furthermore, the Rescue and Recover Fund declines any liability in the event of any delay, error or omission as regards the content of these web pages, or in the event of any interruption to the service or if the service ceases to be available.
The information given on the website may be partial and incomplete because of the necessarily simplified nature of the texts, which do not have contractual value. The Rescue & Recover Fund declines any direct or indirect liability concerning the accuracy, absence of errors, updated nature and availability of the information contained in the website.
The Rescue & Recover Fund cannot be held liable for any decision made on the basis of information contained in the website or for the use that third parties might make of it.

Certain people or certain countries may be allowed only restricted access to the products and services presented on the website.
None of the products and/or services will be supplied by the Rescue and Recover Fund to a person if the law of his/her country of origin or of any other country that might concern that person prohibits them.
However, it remains the responsibility of any interested party to check beforehand with his or her usual advisers that his or her legal and fiscal status allows him or her to subscribe to the products and/or services presented on the website.


4 – Technical information

Users are reminded that there is no guarantee messages transmitted on the Internet will remain confidential and that the responsibility lies with the individual to take all appropriate measures to protect his or her own data and/or software programs against contamination by possible viruses circulating on the Internet.
The Rescue & Recover Fund cannot be held liable for matters outside its control and for any damage that may be caused by the user’s technical environment, in particular computers, software programs, network equipment and any other devices used to gain access to the website or to use it and/or the information it contains.


5 – Hypertext links

Hypertext links to other sites from cannot in any circumstances incur the liability of the Rescue & Recover Fund.
The Rescue & Recover Fund declines any liability concerning the content and possible losses incurred when visiting websites to which the website leads via hypertext links. The user visits other sites on his or her own responsibility and at his or her own risk.


6 – Cookies
Users are informed that when they visit the website a cookie may install itself automatically and be retained temporarily in the user’s memory or hard drive. A cookie is a component which does not enable the user to be identified but which is used to record information about the user’s website browsing.
Users of the website acknowledge that they have been informed of this practice and authorise the Rescue & Recover Fund to use it. Users may de-activate this cookie in their internet browser settings.


7 – PDF files

To read a PDF file, users will need to download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. N.B.: this software can only be downloaded from a website other than that of the Rescue and Recover Fund. This website will ask you to complete a named questionnaire. If you do not want to give your name and address, proceed directly to step 2 to download the software program free of charge.


8 – Personal information

All personal data that you communicate to us via the forms available on this site is processed by the Rescue & Recover Fund, as data handler, for internal management purposes and in order to fulfil your request.
For a variety of operational reasons, this data may be transferred to another country within the European Union or to a country outside the European Union. It may also be disclosed to the service providers or sub-contractors responsible for carrying out certain practical and technical tasks on behalf of BNP Paribas. With regard to the sending of data to a country outside the European Union, regulations have been put in place to ensure the protection and security of this data. Details of these regulations and information relating to the transfer of data are available on BNP Paribas’ website at or by sending a written request to: BNP Paribas APAC TDC Val de Marne, TSA 30233, 94729 FONTENAY SOUS BOIS Cedex.
This personal data may be disclosed, upon their request, to official bodies and to administrative and legal authorities.
According to the provisions stipulated by amended French Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 governing Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties, users have the right to access, modify, correct or delete this personal data by writing to: Fonds Urgence & Développement, 22 avenue de l?Opéra – 75001 Paris.


9 – Governing law

The content of the website is subject to the law applicable in France.
All users acknowledge the competence of the courts of France in cases regarding the content and use of the website or disputes arising therefrom.


Photo credits

© Médecins Sans Frontières
© Croix-Rouge française
© Robin Meldrum
© Luyssen Haiti reconstruction
© Evelyn Hockstein
© Peter Canton
© Anne Heslop
© Nicolas Brunet CARE
© Thomas Schwarz
© Chevy Morris CARE
© Niki Clark American Red Cross
© MSF Kassam
© CARE Rudoph von Bernuth
© CARE MALI Valenda Campbell
© BNP Paribas
© BNP Paribas – sandrabulling
© Sam Phelps
© Nicole Tung

© Niger PCIMA – Croix-Rouge française