Global M2M Association Website Legal Requirements

The Global M2M Association (“GMA”) designates the cooperation between TeliaSonera, France Télécom-Orange Group, Deutsche Telekom AG and Telecom Italia on M2M services.

Any reference to Global M2M Association or GMA shall be deemed to include a reference to the parties to the GMA, i.e. Telia Sonera AB, France Telecom SA, Deutsche Telekom AG and Telecom Italia.


1. Introduction

This website, including all underlying pages and the information contained thereon (together referred to as the “Website”) is being offered to you by the Global M2M Association (“GMA”). Please contact the following email address: The purpose of this privacy policy is to explain how GMA treats your personal information. GMA is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the visitors and users of the Website. Any personal information is held securely and treated with the utmost care. All processing of personal information is performed in compliance with the requirements of the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) as implemented by applicable national data protection legislation.

2. What information does GMA hold and where does it get this from?

Normally, GMA receives your information and requests through the Website in two ways, namely: (i) Directly from you; for instance, when you fill a form on the Website, GMA may record the information you provide; and/or (ii) Indirectly from you; certain information is for instance gathered from you whilst visiting the Website (please see the section below).

3. Information collected through use of the GMA website

GMA tries to ensure that the Website offers you exactly what you are looking for. GMA uses cookies to identify visitors of the Website. Cookies are small pieces of information that can be stored on your computer when you use a website. Upon your first visit to the Website a cookie is transferred to and recorded on your hard drive to “remind” GMA of where you have been on the Website. GMA may use this to analyze how you use the Website on the basis of data derived from internet cookies in an anonymous and aggregated form. This allows GMA to organize its Website conveniently and direct you to the most relevant parts of the Website and this helps to save you time. If you prefer this however, you can set your browser to refuse such cookies.

4. Marketing: you are in control

GMA appreciates and respects that you do not want to receive unsolicited e-mails. GMA may share the data you provide about yourself with customers of the cooperating parties of GMA; however, GMA will not share your information with any other parties for marketing purposes. Only where personal data is supplied for such purposes, the data you provide GMA about yourself may be used by GMA and other companies within GMA‘s parties group to send you updates on GMA products and services and to provide you with services you have requested. GMA may use your e-mail address to contact you. You may let GMA know at any time that you no longer wish to receive information from GMA. You are free to unsubscribe to GMA notifications and emails at any given time. to unsubscribe to GMA notifications and emails at any given time. In order to do so, you may contact GMA by filling out the contact form or email us at

5. Links to other websites

GMA uses website links to improve this Website. These links are clearly identified to make you aware that you are leaving the Website. Please be mindful of the fact that these websites are not owned, operated, controlled or maintained by GMA. They are operated by other companies and organizations. GMA is not and cannot therefore be held responsible or liable for any personal information you choose to disclose through these websites. GMA recommends that you consult the individual privacy policies of these websites in order to be aware of the way these websites process your personal information.

6. Contact information.

For any questions or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact GMA through our website or send us an email at