User Submissions Terms of Use

User submissions include, but are not limited to, posts to the GM discussion boards, submissions to the commentary spaces, and all other content provided to any GM Web sites by a site visitor.

1. You are responsible for all of your submissions.
You may not post any messages misrepresenting yourself as someone else, or using a false e-mail address. In GM forums and content contributions, you must post under your own username, and are responsible for all posts from your account.

2. Your submissions may not infringe upon others' use and enjoyment of the GM Web sites.
Do not post any material or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, prejudicial, or is otherwise in violation of the law or GM’s guidelines. (If you see a violation of this policy in a GM discussion space, please e-mail

3. You must have the rights to what you submit.
You may only submit content for which you have the copyright or other specific permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, or proprietary rights. You acknowledge that any submitted materials are in the public domain.

4. You grant us rights to what you submit.
When you submit materials to the GM Web sites, you grant us an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free license to redistribute or republish the information in any medium or form.

5. You may not submit content for commercial purposes.
You cannot use GM Web sites, including but not limited to the discussion boards, for commercial purposes, nor to distribute or otherwise publish any material containing requests for money, advertising, or solicitations and promotions of goods and services.

6. You hold us harmless.
GM does not endorse and is not responsible for any statement, opinion, or advice given or made by anyone other than authorized GM representatives. All postings are those of the author, and you rely on such information at your own risk.

7. Your submission may be removed by us at our discretion, for any reason, or not posted at all.
We will enforce the policies above through not posting offensive content, and removing such postings from the discussion boards. In instances of willful abuse, we reserve the right to take whatever action it determines is appropriate, including the termination of access privileges and legal action.