Moderation policy

This online challenge allows you the opportunity to post comments that will remain publicly viewable on this website. The site therefore operates a moderation policy to ensure that comments are appropriate and not harmful to others. Moderation is performed in accordance with the terms set out below by officials working in four UK Government departments: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Transport, the Department for Health and Social Care, and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 

Comments which include any of the following may be deleted:

  • Threats or incitements to violence
  • Use of obscenity
  • Duplicative or substantially duplicative postings by the same person or entity
  • Postings seeking employment or containing advertisements for a commercial product or service
  • Information posted in violation of law, including libel, condoning or encouraging illegal activity, revealing classified information, or infringing on a copyright or trademark.

While we invite open participation and diverse viewpoints to be shared, the main goal of this challenge is to generate ideas and views on the Grand Challenges, part of the Government's modern Industrial Strategy. Accordingly, moderators reserve the right to remove posts which do not address some aspect of that purpose. We deeply value your time and input, and our desire is to remove as few posts as possible while ensuring that a focused, constructive discussion takes place. This moderation policy is subject to change to address additional matters as may be warranted. If you have a complaint about an item of user-generated content on this site, or feel that your own content was removed in error, please contact us.

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