Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY.

These terms and conditions of use apply to your use of this website. By viewing or using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use without limitation. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use, please stop viewing this website. If you violate any of these terms and conditions of use, your permission to use the information automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the materials contained on this website. Abiomed, Inc. reserves the right to revise any or all of these terms and conditions of use by updating this web page at any time and without notice. Your use of this website is subject to any such revisions, and you should periodically visit this web page to review the current terms and conditions of use. These terms and conditions were last updated on May 1, 2007.

Abiomed provides the materials on this website for general informational purposes. This website contains information concerning Abiomed that may be useful to our collaborators, investors, employees and shareholders, as well as the general public. Abiomed makes no representations or warranties and assumes no responsibility or liability as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of any information contained on this website. In addition, Abiomed expressly disclaims any obligation or duty to update or correct information contained on this website. Abiomed assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this website. Abiomed reserves the right to make additions, deletions or modifications to the information or materials on this website at any time and in any way, without notice.

Intellectual Property Rights

The entire contents of this website are subject to copyright protection. You may not copy the contents of this website other than for non-commercial individual reference with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter the contents may not be recopied, reproduced or otherwise redistributed. Except as expressly provided above, you may not otherwise copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or retransmit any information, text or documents contained in this website or any portion thereof in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on such images, text or documents, without the express written consent of Abiomed. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent or trademark of Abiomed, its affiliates or any third party. Abiomed prohibits the use of any Abiomed trademark, or any related graphic, as a “hot link” to any website unless approved by Abiomed.

ABIOCOR®, ABIOMED®, BVS 5000® and IMPELLA® are registered trademarks of Abiomed. All registered trademarks and unregistered trademarks are property of their respective owners.  The use or misuse of these trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. Abiomed is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not constitute an endorsement, approval, or guarantee of the accuracy of the contents of the linked website, including any of the opinions or predictions of financial analysts regarding Abiomed or its securities. We do not review or control the content of third party sites and that content is not part of our website. We urge you to use discretion when you access any third party sites linked to our website.

Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and Abiomed, you must adhere to Abiomed’ linking policy as follows: (i) any link to the website must be a text only link clearly marked “Abiomed WEB SITE,” (ii) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Abiomed’ names and trademarks, (iii) the link must “point” to www.protectedpci.com and not to other pages within the website, (iv) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with Abiomed, (v) when selected by a user, the link must display the Web site on full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking Web site, and (vi) Abiomed reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.

SEC Filing Links

We have provided links to our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for informational purposes only, and not for trading or investment purposes. We do not guarantee the sequence, accuracy or completeness of any information or data displayed through these links.

We do not assume any duty of disclosure and expressly disclaim any duty to update information set forth in our filings with the SEC. The reader should note that our periodic reports filed with the SEC include disclosure of certain factors that may affect our future performance. Individual statements appearing in our SEC filings should be read with and in the context of the complete documents in which they appear and any materials incorporated into those documents by reference rather than as stand-alone statements.

Disclaimers/Limitations

THE CONTENT ON THE PROTECTEDPCI WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND ABIOMED MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CREATED BY LAW, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ABIOMED MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE TIMELY, COMPLETE OR ERROR FREE. EACH USER ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISKS ARISING FROM ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

We do not warrant that the functions or information contained in or accessed through this website are free of computer viruses or other harmful components. If your use of the website or the materials results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, Abiomed is not responsible for those costs.

The materials on this website may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Abiomed makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the materials or about the results to be obtained from using this website or its materials. Although we intend to update the content of our website periodically, we do not have a duty to do so, and we will not be liable for any failure to update such information.  Your use of the website and the materials is at your own risk. Changes can and will be made to the website and materials and at any time. Abiomed assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of this website, nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, or inaccuracy contained in any information within this website or accessed through this website.

IN NO EVENT SHALL ABIOMED, ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, COLLABORATORS OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ABIOMED IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL ABIOMED’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Stock Price Disclaimer

The stock price performance shown on stock quotes available on or through the website are not necessarily indicative of future price performance. All content is for informational purposes only and no content (including without limitation, stock quotes or company information) is intended to be relied upon for trading or investment purposes. Abiomed will not be responsible for any trading or investment decisions made based on such content.  Neither this website nor the information contained herein constitutes or is intended to constitute an invitation or offer to invest or deal in the securities of Abiomed.

Securities Laws

This website may include forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Abiomed’s operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for Abiomed’s products or services, as well as its intentions, plans and objectives, that are beyond its control. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond Abiomed’s control. When used on this website, words like “anticipates,” “expects,” “believes,” “estimates,” “seeks,” “plans,” “intends,” “will” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of Abiomed’s securities filings or documents. Abiomed wishes to caution the reader that actual results may differ from those discussed in the forward-looking statements and may be adversely affected by, among other things, risks associated with other factors described in Abiomed’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Abiomed, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the materials (including software) or your breach of these terms and conditions of use. Abiomed shall provide notice to you reasonably promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Submissions of Information

Certain areas of this website enable you to submit e-mails, or otherwise provide feedback or information to Abiomed.

You agree that by submitting content:

  • That, if you are a healthcare professional, you will not submit any information that would directly identify a patient or any information for which you do not have all necessary consents or authorizations to disclose;
  • You will only submit content that complies with applicable law, and will not submit content that is abusive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, threatening, repetitive, or otherwise inappropriate, or that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect the operation of another’s computer;
  • You understand and agree that such content that is submitted will be deemed non-confidential; and
  • You grant to Abiomed the irrevocable right to use, copy, modify, publish, perform, transmit and display such content via any media and waive any moral rights you may have in such content. By submitting the information through this website, you assign Abiomed, free of charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the information or materials you submit. Subject to all applicable federal laws, Abiomed shall be free to use such content, including any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such content, for any reason whatsoever.
Resume Submission

Abiomed allows online submission of resumes in response to job postings on the website. Your personal information is subject to Abiomed’s Privacy Policy. You agree not to post any false or inaccurate biographical information. Recruiters representing candidates may not send candidates’ resumes in response to job postings on the website. There is a risk that your resume may be lost or intercepted by a third party if you submit it to Abiomed through the website. Abiomed cannot be held responsible for any loss arising from the transmission or use of resumes obtained through the website. In addition, Abiomed may contract with a third party service provider to host the resume submission page.

Privacy Statement

All information submitted to the website, including but not limited to personally identifiable information, is treated in accordance with the Abiomed’s Privacy Policy for the United States.

Medical Information

This website may contain general information relating to various medical conditions and their treatment. Such information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Abiomed is not engaged in rendering medical or similar professional services or advice via this website, and the information provided is not intended to replace medical advice offered by a physician. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health or fitness problem or disease. You should always consult with a doctor or other healthcare professional.

U.S. Residents

This website and its contents are intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the U.S. Although the information on this website is accessible to users outside of the U.S., the information on the website pertaining to Abiomed products is intended for use only by residents of the U.S. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the U.S. If you are a non-U.S. resident you are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations. Abiomed reserves the right to limit provision of our products or services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction and/or to limit the quantities or any products or services we provide. Any references to products or services on the Site do not imply that Abiomed intends to announce or offer these products or services in your country.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to any conflict of law provisions thereof. Any action related to these terms and conditions of use shall be brought only in the state courts of and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and all parties waive any objection to the personal jurisdiction of and venue in such courts.  In the event of any conflict between foreign laws, rules and regulations and those of the United States, the laws, rules and regulations of the United States shall govern.

Severability

If any of these terms and conditions of use shall be deemed to be invalid, void, illegal or for any reason unenforceable, that term or condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions.

BY ACCESSING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS WEB SITE’S USER AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO IT.

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