ADDITIONAL PRIVACY NOTICES FOR GOOGLE SERVICES

This notice incorporates all terms, conditions and disclosures detailed in our Privacy Policy.

The Websites use web services provided by Google. This information applies to all web services that we use on our Websites, which are offered by Google.

If you are a resident of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland, or are otherwise subject to the jurisdiction of the same, these services are offered by Google Ireland Ltd. (“Google”), a company incorporated and organized under the laws of Ireland (registration number: 368047) with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

DATA PROCESSING OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN UNION

Since Google operates servers around the world, it is possible that EU personal data will be transferred to Google, LLC, which is in the United States. Abiomed has concluded a data processing addendum that contains EU standard contractual clause which guarantee an adequate level of protection.

Google offers an opt-out mechanism for the web available here.

Please consult the applicable Website Cookie Notice for more information about the type of cookies and tracking technologies that we use on the Website and how to accept them and reject them.

Please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and view it’s Terms of Service for more information.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT & HOW DO WE USE IT?

Google Analytics

Google Analytics, a product of Google, collects information such as how often users visit the Websites, what pages they visit and what other sites they used prior to visiting. Google uses the data collected to track and examine the use of the Websites, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected on the Websites to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to the Websites is restricted.

You can find the current terms of use, as well as explanations about data protection at Google Analytics by visiting Google’s Privacy Policy and Google Analytics Terms of Service.

In order to be able to analyze this website using Google Analytics, we require your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

Google Web Fonts

The Websites use Google Web Fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. Please also note our general information on the use of Google services.

When a page on our Websites, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our Websites has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts serves a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your computer.

In order to be able to present our Websites in a user-friendly manner using Google Web Fonts, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

Google Maps

The Websites use the map service Google Maps via an API. Please also note our general information on the use of Google services.

To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Abiomed has no influence on this data transfer.

Google Maps is used to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the Websites. If you use the map service Google Maps by clicking on it, Google will collect and store your data. Before using the map service, please understand the type and scope of data collection done by Google Maps and the further processing and use of data by Google, as well as your rights and options for the protection of your privacy. This information can be found by reviewing Google’s Privacy Policy.

The map service is started by active action on the part of the Website visitor and is regarded by Abiomed as consent to the transfer of data to Google.

Google reCAPTCHA

Google reCAPTCHA is a service from Google that allows website operators to check whether a user on their site is a human or a bot. Our Websites use Google reCAPTCHA. Please note our general information on the use of Google services.

The reCAPTCHA deployment is intended to ensure that no bots automatically interact on the website, thus protecting the individual web pages from spam software and abuse by non-human visitors. reCAPTCHA collects personal data from website visitors to determine whether the actions on the visited website are from humans. The IP address and other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service are sent to Google. In addition to the login data, this can also include, for example, mouse and keyboard behaviour and Javascript objects. According to Google, the IP address is not combined with other data from Google unless the visitor is logged in with his Google account while using reCAPTCHA.

With the integration of the Google reCAPTCHA our Websites, your data is collected and stored by Google. Since we cannot prevent Google from beginning to collect and process data before you answer the reCAPTCHA request, we also ask for your consent to our use of the Google reCAPTCHA service in the context of our request for your consent to cookie use. The reCAPTCHA script will only be loaded if you give your consent. For security reasons we can only offer our service, in which the reCAPTCHA function is integrated, if you answer the reCAPTCHA request. If you do not wish to do so, you may contact us at privacydatarights@abiomed.com.

Please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and view it’s Terms of Service for more information about Google reCAPTCHA.

In order to be able to secure this website using Google reCAPTCHA, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

Google Tag Manager

We use the Google Tag Manager on our Websites. Google Tag Manager is a service of Google Inc. Please also see our general information on the use of Google services.

Google Tag Manager allows us to integrate various codes and services on our website in an orderly and simplified way. Google Tag Manager implements the tags or “triggers” the embedded tags. When triggering a tag, Google may collect information (including personal data) and process it. In doing so, Google may transfer the information to a server outside the European Union, including the United States.

In particular, the following personal data is processed by the Google Tag Manager:

  • Online identifiers (including cookie identifiers)
  • IP address

Please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and view it’s Terms of Service for more information on Google Tag Manager.

To be able to optimize the Websites using Google Tag Manager, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

DoubleClick

The Websites also use DoubleClick as part of Google Analytics (see above), which enables your browser to be recognized when you visit other websites. The information automatically generated by the cookie about your visit to the Websites is transferred to a Google server and stored there. Please also note our general information on the use of Google services.

The IP address is shortened by activating IP anonymization on this website prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server and shortened there. The anonymized IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data according to Google.

Google will use this information on our behalf to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website use. This serves our legitimate interest in the optimal marketing of our website, which is why we also ask you for your consent as a legal basis for the use of the DoubleClick cookie within the scope of our above-mentioned cookie request. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The data collected in this context will be deleted after the end of the purpose and use of Google DoubleClick by us.

Please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and view it’s Terms of Service for more information on DoubleClick.

To be able to optimize the Websites using DoubleClick, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

GA Audience

The Websites use GA Audience, a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Please also see our general instructions for using Google services.

GA Audience uses cookies that are stored on your computer and other mobile devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets, etc.) to help analyze the use of those devices. Some of the data is analyzed across devices. GA Audience receives access to the cookies created in the context of the use of Google AdWords and Google Analytics. Within the scope of use, data, such as in particular the IP address and activities of the users can be transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if this data is processed by third-parties.

To be able to optimize the Websites using GA Audience, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

Google AdWords Remarketing

The Websites use Google AdWords Remarketing, a service of Google Inc. Please also see our general information on the use of Google services.

We use Google Adwords to promote the Websites in Google search results and on third-party websites. When you visit the Websites, Google sets a remarketing cookie, which automatically enables interest-based advertising using a pseudonymous cookie ID based the pages you visit. If you withdrawal your consent obtained on our Websites or the use of Google AdWords Remarketing by us ends, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

Any further processing of data will only take place if you have consented to Google linking your web and app browsing history to your Google Account and using information from your Google Account to personalize ads you see on the web. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your information, along with Google Analytics data, to create and define target audience lists for cross-device remarketing. For this purpose, Google temporarily links your personal data with Google Analytics data to form target groups.

To use Google AdWords ReMarketing, we need your consent, which is why we ask you to give your consent to the use of cookies for functional, statistical and marketing purposes in the context as described in our Cookie Notice.

WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING?

When processing data from European Union data subjects using services provided by Google, Inc., the legal basis for processing your consent, as described in our Cookie Notice.