You may have received a “This Content May Violate Our Content Policy Error” in ChatGPT. Here, we’ve explained why you might have encountered this error, whether it could lead to a ban, and what you can do about it.
Why do you receive the “This Content May Violate Our Content Policy Error” in ChatGPT?
If OpenAI think that you’ve engaged in a conversation with ChatGPT that appears to violate usage policies, you’ll receive the “This Content May Violate Our Content Policy Error” shown in the screenshot below.
Does OpenAI track your conversations with ChatGPT?
Yes, OpenAI continuously monitors conversations with ChatGPT to assess their compliance with usage policies. This monitoring process persists even if you disable the chat history saving feature.
If OpenAI detects a conversation that deviates from the policies, such as the generation of hateful, harassing, or violent content. It can restrict responses and take various actions, including potentially banning your account.
What should you do when you receive the “This Content May Violate Our Content Policy Error”?
You might receive this error for a valid reason or even mistakenly as a false positive. If you genuinely believe you’ve violated OpenAI’s term of service, it’s best to stop using ChatGPT this way to prevent your account from being banned.
If you think you received this message unfairly and haven’t engaged in behavior that violates usage policies, you can send a feedback.
To send a feedback, you can use the like and dislike buttons located to the right of the message to help.
OpenAI twon’t take any actions that could put your account at risk if they determine there is no issue.