Agreement for Submitting non-IBM-Written
Software and Documents to
the IBM VM Download Library
Submissions to the IBM VM Download Library are voluntary
and intended to assist the VM community.
IBM welcomes constructive contributions.
Your submission of software (source, object, or other
program code) or documents (collectively called "Content")
constitutes your acceptance of
the following terms and conditions. However, IBM
reserves sole discretion in deciding whether to accept any submission
or delete a previously accepted submission.
IBM is not obligated to edit or review Content or
verify the accuracy or reliability of Content.
IBM is not obligated to protect Content from loss or damage during
uploading into the Library, storage in the Library or downloading from
You shall not provide any Content that
contains any harmful program code or "viruses".
You shall not provide any Content that is considered
inappropriate, offensive or disrespectful based on
business and social standards.
Your Content will not be considered confidential and will be accessible
by others inside and outside of IBM.
You grant to IBM a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive and
irrevocable license to use, execute, reproduce, display and distribute
your Content and sublicense others to do the same.
You also grant to IBM a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive and
irrevocable license to make derivative works of your Content
for its internal use and likewise sublicense others to
make derivative works of your Content for their internal use.
You warrant that you have the authority to grant
the foregoing licenses, free of claims by any party.
You also warrant the accuracy of information you provide
in the Certificate of Originality.
IBM is not liable to you for any wrongful or unauthorized
use of the Content by any third party.
IBM will attempt to include any copyright notice provided
with your Content in copies distributed by IBM; however, IBM will
not be liable for omissions.
Nothing in this Agreement prevents
the copyright owner from distributing the Content or derivative
works thereof by means other than the Library
or charging others for the Content or derivative
works thereof distributed by such means.
The copyright owner may withdraw
Content from the Library at any time.
IBM in its sole discretion may decide to discontinue the Library
at any time and to delete its contents.
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of New York,