GM Media Online Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to General Motors Corporation (GM), as is your trust in GM products and services. We want you to know that the information we collect will be treated with care.



This Privacy Statement explains how we handle personally identifiable information you share with GM through the GM Media Online website ( when you register for access to GM media information or when you register on line for special media events.


Personal Information Collection

We may ask you to provide us with personal information to verify your eligibility for access to the website or for participation in GM Media events. Information that may be requested on the GM Media Online website includes: business contact information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number; and business information, such as the company you represent, the type of media you represent, or the audience size for your publication. When you register for events we may also need to collect various data we need for the organization of the event such as travel data.



Personal Information about you may be used to respond to your request for more information about a product or service, to assist in your arrangements or credentials for GM Media events, to customize content to better serve your needs, or for marketing and distributing services or products to you (such as sending press kits). Additionally, we may send you future communications regarding GM products and services.

If you provide GM Media Online with personal information, it will be stored in our database in the United States. GM may share personal information collected (such as name, mailing address, and email address) internally within GM (including other GM-owned or partially owned companies), and with our suppliers for the exclusive purpose of providing services (for example, mailing information in response to your request for information, or processing an event registration form, including airline and hotel reservations for a media event). GM will not share your personal information with other third parties for their independent use without your permission.

We may disclose your personal information as required by law, in conjunction with a government inquiry, or in litigation or dispute resolution.


Cookies and Other Tracking Devices

We may use cookies and other tracking devices on our website. Using cookies on our sites provides benefits to you, such as allowing you to maintain your account login information between visits. The use of cookies also allows us to measure site activity to provide a better user experience. Cookies and other tracking devices may be used to tell us the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our site, the site you visited just before coming to ours, and the name of your Internet service provider.

You may elect to refuse cookies. Please refer to your browser Help instructions to learn more about cookies and how to manage their use.


Login Tracking

Login attempts are tracked for security purposes. IP addresses, user IDs, and date/time of login attempts are tracked and retained for 90 days.


Correcting Your Information

We encourage you to help us keep your information up to date. You may correct your contact information (Name, Address, Phone number, and email address) by sending an email to, by logging into the User Services page of GM Media Online and clicking "Modify Personal Profile," or by calling our Media Support desk at (US) 800-875-7562 or (International) 313-665-9525.


Information Security

GM recognizes the importance of safeguarding consumer personal information in GM’s possession from theft, inappropriate use, or improper distribution. It should, however, be recognized that no company can perfectly protect personal information.


Privacy Inquiries

If you have concerns or questions regarding our privacy practices, you may contact Bill Betts, at or by phone at (US) 313-665-3036.



We retain the right to change this Privacy Statement. We will post changes to this page in a timely manner.

Statement effective as of August 31, 2006