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rocumentaries.com (also referred to here as "Rocumentaries", "We”, "Us”, "Our", "Site" or the "Website”) is a website featuring a blog of curated links to documentary films.

Please read these terms before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the Website, you agree to become bound by these terms and conditions (referred to herein as "Terms" or "Agreement"). If you do not agree to all these Terms, then you may not access the Website or use any services.

Terms of Use

Accessing our Website

Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Website, or our entire Website, to viewers and/or users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. When using our Website, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Your Status

By using our Website, you warrant that:

  • You are at least 21 years old, and;
  • You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts;

Intellectual Property Rights

We are in no way affiliated, supported or endorsed by any of the sources, channels, businesses, individuals, companies, platforms, production companies, filmmakers, actors, producers or copyright holders of any film content featured on the website.

All featured film content including (but not limited to) trademarks, names, images, text and videos is the copyright of the respective copyright holders.

If you are the owner or license holder of content featured on our Website and would like us to remove it, please contact us at: support@rocumentaries.com

We are the owner or the licensee of all other intellectual property rights in our Website. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other content or materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Viewer Discretion Advised

To use this website be at least 21 years old. Please beware, some of the material posted on the website may contain words or images that may cause offense and/or may be of a sexual nature and/or may contain flashing images, so viewer discretion is advised. We are not responsible for the content of any material we post or link to, nor do we endorse these materials or their content.

Reviews, Ratings & Suggestions

Any and all written and visual content produced by Us including but not limited to: reviews, ratings or comments that We might feature on the Website, are subjective and are not endorsed or imply endorsement by any other party (including but not limited to the relevant copyright holder, directly or by affiliation) and this content is captured under the Liability and Indemnification terms and conditions outlined below.

As part of the spirit of the Website and its community, We encourage guests and registered users to contact us with suggestions for content to feature on the Website, however We reserve the right not to feature any of this content.

No ratings, rewards or awards have any monetary value.

Our Website changes regularly

Our Website is a forum on which We (and in future) users may share material of interest to others, and on which works and material may be showcased, and on which other users may in future be able to provide reviews, feedback and commentary. Our Website is therefore updated regularly by users and by Us. Therefore, the content may change at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website (on an individual or wider basis), or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. We are in no way obligated to support access to the Website for any country or region, or post material accessible for any country or region.


The material displayed on our Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Website, any Websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
  • This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Rocumentaries and its founders, creators, designers, developers, writers, employees, contractors, subcontractors, writers and affiliated parties against all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including any reasonable legal fees, resulting or arising from or relating to your use of or conduct on our Website, any activity related to your registered user account by you or any other person, any material that you submit to, post on or transmit through our Website, your breach of this Agreement, your infringement or violation of any rights of another, or termination of your access to our Website.

Suspension and Termination

We will determine, in our sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of our Terms of Use through your use of our Website. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of our Terms of Use upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posts, reviews, ratings, comments or any other material uploaded by you to our Website.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Agreement. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Acceptable Use Policy

Your use of our Website means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of Website use.

Prohibited Uses

You may use our Website only for lawful pruposes. You may NOT use our Website:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our Content Standards (see below).
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of our Terms.
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our Website;
  • any equipment or network on which our Website is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our Website; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Interactive Services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our Website, including, without limitation:

  • commenting
  • reviews
  • forums
  • favourites
  • wishlists
  • sharing
  • ratings
  • bulletin boards
  • contact forms
  • mailing list subscriptions

Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).

We will try, within reason, to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our Website, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our Website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Website (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it. You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:
Be accurate (where they state facts). Be genuinely held (where they state opinions). Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted including but not limited to data processing laws and regulations.
Contributions must not:
  • Make personal attacks
  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  • Promote sexually explicit material
  • Promote violence
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
  • Be likely to deceive any person
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  • Promote any illegal activity
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse

Data Privacy

If you are a registered user of this Website then you may able to post material, comments and feedback to the Website. You acknowledge and agree that in respect of any personal data included in the material which you post to this Website, you are the data controller and as such you shall comply with the relevant data privacy laws and regulations applicable in the jurisdiction where the data subjects to whom the personal data relates reside. We are the data processor and as such we agree to process such data in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy.

As a data controller you will have obtained the consent of the data subjects whose personal data you post in material on the Website, to the posting of their personal data and the manner in which it will be disclosed on the Website and used by other registered users and viewed by view users of the Website.

You agree to indemnify us in full in respect of any action brought against us arising out of a breach by you of your obligations as data controller including but not limited to failure to obtain consent of data subjects or their guardians and to make them aware of the manner of disclosure and use of their personal data on the Website.

Privacy Policy

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service, mailing lists (newsletter) or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website. Some of this information is mandatory for the purposes of registration and use of our Website and some may be requested to be provided on a voluntary basis.
  • Details of the materials and feedback you put on our Website.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.
  • Proof of consent as regards posting of personal data of others and publication of other's work.
  • Image or photographic avatar.
  • Terms or keywords you may search for on our Website (this is collected anonymously).


We operate an email newsletter that, provided you meet the criteria outlined in the terms above, you may subscribe to. Our newsletters may include information about updates to these Terms, links or embedded videos containing documentaries, music, podcast or other audio, news, images, and/or relevant advertisements to related products or services offered by Us or third parties (including our trusted partners).

When you subscribe to Our newsletter on our Website, We collect your email address and a record of where you subscribed on our Website to improve our service. We use and depend on the following third party services located outside of the European Union to capture, process your data and send emails to you:

  • MailChimp: user data is maintained here.
  • Revue: user data is maintained here.
  • Zapier: user data is maintained here.
Unsubscribing from our newsletter

You can unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of the emails we have sent you. If for any reason you enounter a problem, or want us to remove your data from our mailing lists or the transactional services used to process your data, please email us at: support@rocumentaries.com

Data, IP Addresses & Technical Data

We may collect information about your computer, including your: IP address, geographical location, Internet Service Provider, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. We use cookies to help us provide you with the best experience when browsing our Website and to improve our service. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, provision of data hosting facilities including back-up and disaster recovery and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data or that of others, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing and you agree in the case of others that you have obtained their consent. We will take all reasonable steps required to ensure that your personal data and that personal data posted on the Website by you in accordance with the Terms of Use and Acceptable Use Policy is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data and that posted by you on the Website, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, including any personal data posted by you, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Uses made of information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To create a user account and password for you.
  • To ensure that users of our Website may receive feedback and responses to materials that have been posted.
  • To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • If you are a registered user posting material on behalf of the copyright holder or originating author then you must ensure you have the consent of the copyright holder or originating author (or their guardian if they are a minor). If you are a registered user and post feedback or commentary on material posted then you must include your identity with the feedback or comment. You must also comply with the section of the Acceptable Use policy headed Data Privacy. If you no longer want to subscribe to these services and you no longer wish to be identified on our Website then please contact us at: support@rocumentaries.com
  • We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in London SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
  • Please note that you are solely responsible for the content of your comments or posts and you must comply with our terms of use Terms of Use and Acceptable Use Policy.

Disclosure of your Information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If this Website or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our Website, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right by contacting us at: support@rocumentaries.com

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the Websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites or mobile applications, please note that these websites and mobile applications have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies, we strongly advise you read these policies before visiting or submitting any personal data to these websites or mobile applications.

Access to Information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you if you are a registered user or you have signed up to our mailing lists. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

If you would like us to delete the information we hold about you, please contact us at: support@rocumentaries.com

Cookie Policy

This section tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our Website whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our Website. By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our Website.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We may collect information about your computer, including where available (but not limited to) your IP address, operating system, location and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use at any one time may be essential for the Website to operate.

Cookies are widely used in order to make Websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Website.

To help us deliver the best service we can, this Website uses cookies. By using our Website we’ll assume you have read and agree to this cookie policy. If not, please adjust your browser settings.

Our cookies may help us:

  • Make our Website work as expected
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the Website
  • Help us show you relevant information and hide irrelevant information
  • Improve the speed/security of the Website
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our Website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • Collect any sensitive information
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Google Analytics

To help us collect analytics statistics, in combination with other software, we use Google Analytics, Google Analytics Advertising Features and Google advertising cookies. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all Websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Our Website is built using a web technology framework called Laravel. We set a standard Laravel cookie in order to help our Website function and provide the best experience.

Turning Cookies Off


By using this Website you are accepting that we use cookies. You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so may limit the functionality of our Website (as well as a large proportion of the world’s Websites) as cookies are a standard part of most modern Websites. Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Governing Law

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arise out of or in connection with these Terms and our Website. Irrespective of the Country in which you live or are currently based, you agree to comply with all local laws in relation to use of the Website.


These Terms may change from time to time. Changes will be posted on this page

Contact Us

You can contact us with any questions, queries or complaints by emailing: support@rocumentaries.com

These terms were last updated on 22nd May 2018