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Profile of registrant

Google

Identification number in the register: 03181945560-59
Registration date: 29/03/11 16:01:37

The information on this organisation was last modified on 29/03/14 14:09:16
The date of the last annual update was 29/03/14 14:09:16


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Google
Acronym:
Legal status: Publicly Traded Corporation, Incorporated in the State of Delaware, United States of America
Website address: http://www.google.com

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Larry Page
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Antoine Aubert
Position: Head of Brussels Policy Team

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway 
Mountain View, California CA94043
UNITED STATES
Telephone number: (+1650) 2530000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Google Belgium
Chaussée d'Etterbeek 180
1040 Brussels
Belgium

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

http://www.google.com/intl/en/corporate/
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Sylwia Giepmans-Stepien 26/06/14 24/06/15
Marie Angela Steen 08/07/14 04/07/15
MARIA LUISA JIMENEZ MARTIN 02/08/14 31/07/15
Cesare Marco Pancini 06/05/14 30/04/15
Marc Van der Ham 20/02/14 18/02/15

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Google’s main issues have been:
Innovation, jobs and growth
Future of the Internet
Data Protection
Intellectual property and licensing
Internet Governance
Protection of minors
Audiovisual Media Services Directive
Knowledge transfer and education

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Youth

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




- American chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)
- The European Digital Media Association (EDiMA)
- European Internet Services Providers Association (EuroISPA)
- Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (IAB Europe)
- Computer & Communications Industry Associations (CCIA)
- European Internet Foundation (EIF)
- European Privacy Association (EPA)
- TechAmerica Europe
- Open Forum Europe (OFE)
- Public Sector Information Alliance (PSI Alliance)
- Voice On Network Europe (VON Europe)
- Lisbon Council
- Bruegel
- European Center for International Political Economy (ECIPE)
- European Policy Center (EPC)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 1250000  € - 1500000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

We have aimed to include as many costs and expenditures as possible following the Register’s guidelines. As a result our cost estimate to engage on EU policy making in 2013 includes:
- Operating costs such as office space and expenditure.
- A percentage of salaries related to time spent on direct lobbying with EU institutions.
- A percentage of cost for external consultants related to time spent on direct lobbying, or organisation of direct lobbying with EU institutions.
- A percentage of the costs for trade associations and other organisations listed in the networking section related to the time spent on outreach with EU institutions, even when this group have themselves reported these amounts.
- A percentage of the cost for different policy related events in Brussels.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.