What happens to the comments I post on the BBC?
That depends who you are and where you’re posting them.
If you're a child posting on a children's site
We’ll check your comment before putting it up to make sure it doesn’t break our house rules.
If you’re an adult posting on a grown-up site (like BBC News)…
Your comment will appear straight away. If someone reports it we’ll check if it breaks our house rules.
If your comment breaks the house rules
We’ll remove it and send you an email explaining why. If you like you can appeal. You can find out what our house rules are here.
How can I remove a comment I’ve posted?
You’ll need to email Centralemail@example.com asking them to remove the comment, explaining the reasons for needing the comment to be taken down. However, removal isn’t guaranteed.
There’s more info about how we treat your contributions here.