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Legal Notice and Terms of Use


Access to this site is subject to compliance with these Terms of Use. Anyone wishing to access it must have previously read these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy and agrees to comply with them unreservedly. If you do not understand these terms or do not wish to be legally bound by them, we invite you not to use ForestMoocForChange.

ForestMoocForChange reserves the right to refuse access or to exclude, without compensation and prior notification, any user who does not comply with the General Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, and also to delete any contribution or comment, especially in the event of a breach of French law or in the event of a third party claim.

ForestMoocForChange reserves the right to modify the General Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy at any time. Changes will be visible on this page and accompanied by an email communication. Users are therefore advised to regularly check this page. Any access or use of ForestMoocForChange implies acceptance of the changes made.

User Code of Conduct

As a user of the ForestMoocForChange site, you are responsible for using the site and your publications. Publications include all content elements broadcast on the site by you or other users. By content elements, we mean texts, photos, videos, interactions in discussion spaces (forum, wiki, social networks). In general, ForestMoocForChange does not guarantee the truthfulness or accuracy of comments broadcast via the ForestMoocForChange site by other users.

ForestMoocForChange reminds that all acts of cybercrime are strictly prohibited: namely offenses against confidentiality, integrity, and availability of access, content/data, and computer systems of the ForestMoocForChange site, this list is not exhaustive.

You therefore commit to respecting computer ethics rules and, in particular, not intentionally performing operations that could result in:

  • Impersonating someone else, appropriating another user's password;
  • Modifying or destroying information that does not belong to you;
  • Accessing information belonging to other users without their authorization;
  • Connecting or attempting to connect to an account without authorization;
  • Diverting any of the functionalities of ForestMoocForChange from its normal use;
  • Damaging, disabling, overloading, or deteriorating the server or the network.

This list is not exhaustive.

You also undertake not to try to have unauthorized access to the site, to collect unauthorized information stored on the site, its servers, or associated computers by any means not intentionally made available by the site.

Furthermore, you commit to complying with the current legal and regulatory provisions. It is therefore strictly prohibited to make:

  • Racist, hateful, homophobic, sexist, or defamatory remarks;
  • Obscene, pornographic comments, or those related to harassment;
  • Advertisements.

This list is not exhaustive.

The ForestMoocForChange site contains information provided by users or hyperlinks to other sites not published by ForestMoocForChange but provided or suggested by third parties. The content provided on the site is for informational purposes only. The existence of a link from this site to another does not validate that site or its content. It is therefore up to the user to use this information judiciously and critically. The reasonableness or timeliness, accuracy, or completeness of the content of this information is not verified by ForestMoocForChange. In this context, ForestMoocForChange expressly rejects any responsibility.

You also commit to:

  • Respect the intellectual property rights related to the content broadcast on ForestMoocForChange and the intellectual property rights of third parties in accordance with the terms of use specific to each course offered on the site;
  • Respect the privacy of other users and, in general, not infringe on their rights;
  • Not to harm the confidentiality and security of personal data concerning ForestMoocForChange users;
  • Not to collect in any way information about users, including their email addresses, without their consent.
  • Not to cheat to improve your results;
  • Not to improve or degrade the results of others;
  • Not to publish answers to exercises used as a student assessment method.

In the event of a breach by a user of one or other of the above rules, ForestMoocForChange reserves the right to block their access to all or part of the site's services, temporarily or permanently, without any compensation and user notification.

ForestMoocForChange also reserves the right to remove all or part of the content, information, and data of any nature that the user has uploaded to the ForestMoocForChange platform.

Rules for using the content broadcast on ForestMoocForChange

The content (texts, courses, photographs, videos, etc.) broadcast on ForestMoocForChange can only be used for strictly personal purposes.

Unless the terms of use for online courses provide otherwise, the user is prohibited from reproducing and/or using the brands and logos present on the ForestMoocForChange site, as well as from modifying, assembling, decompiling, assigning, sublicensing, transferring, copying, translating, reproducing, selling, publishing, exploiting, and disseminating in any format whatsoever, all or part of the information, texts, photos, images, videos, and data present on this site. Breaching these mandatory provisions subjects the user, and all responsible persons, to the criminal and civil penalties provided by French law.

Rules for using content you distribute on ForestMoocForChange

Before distributing content, ensure you have the necessary permissions related to copyrights or other intellectual property rights potentially associated with your contribution and/or comment, especially concerning their reproduction and distribution on the site. Be particularly attentive to the rights of third parties (copyright, trademark rights, rights of personality).

When you distribute content as part of online courses, you grant permission for the reproduction and distribution of this content worldwide, solely within the context of online courses unless the terms of use for these courses state otherwise.

Use of brands and logos

The brands and associated logos present on the ForestMoocForChange site are protected. They therefore exclusively belong to the issuing organizations. You may not use any of these signs or their variants without the prior agreement of said organizations.

Competent Jurisdiction

The present General Conditions of Use and its two annexes are governed by the law and the French language.

The user of the ForestMoocForChange site agrees that any dispute concerning the interpretation, execution of the present General Conditions of Use, annexes and/or grievance related to the functioning of this site be settled before a jurisdiction within the purview of ForestMoocForChange, including in the case of a summary judgment, request, or multiple defendants.