Video comment moderation policy

We welcome your participation and contribution to our video content and we aim to make participation in the GovCMS community an open, welcoming and constructive experience.

If you feel that someone has insulted you on a video comment, and you would like to report the comment, or if you have any queries regarding moderation, please email

When posting comments, we ask that you observe the following guidelines.

Acceptable behaviour:

  • Be constructive

  • Treat everyone with respect and courtesy

  • Use welcoming and inclusive language

  • Keep comments relevant to the topic

Unacceptable behaviour:

  • Posts or links to any material that is deemed inappropriate, offensive or illegal

  • The use of sexualised language or imagery and any unwelcome sexual attention or advances

  • Publishing others’ private information, such as physical or electronic addresses, phone numbers, passport numbers, drivers’ licenses and bank account numbers without explicit written permission

  • Spamming, trolling, insulting/derogatory comments, and personal or political attacks

  • Any post that harrasses another person, including but not limited to a person’s race, ethnicity, culture, appearance, gender identity, sexual preference, religion, disability, socioeconomic status and age

If you do not comply we reserve the right to:

  • Delete comments you have submitted

  • Suspend or block you

  • Take legal action, if appropriate