Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated and took effect on July 02, 2022.

This Privacy Policy applies to Five Minute Film Reviews (“Website,” “we,” “us,” “our”). By using this Website, submitting information and/or using any of our products and services, you signify that you have read and accepted this Privacy Policy.

Information Provided to Us

When you voluntarily enter your identifying information, such as when posting comments on the Website or subscribing to any current and/or future email newsletters, your information will be collected by the Website. Your email address will only be used for the specific purpose for which it was provided.


Information that is provided to the Website will be kept strictly confidential and will never be disclosed to any outside party. This policy does not apply to information that is knowingly publicly displayed by the user (such as in comments) or that is ordered to be disclosed by a court or other law enforcement order.

Public Information

Any information publicly posted by the user (such as in Website comments) will not be considered personal information for the purposes of this Private Policy. Posting identifying information other than name, generalized location (ex: city, state, country), email address, or social media contact information is against Website policy, and we will do our best to remove any information such as addresses and telephone numbers posted by users in a timely manner. However, the Website does not accept any responsibility for any negative consequences resulting from any user posting sensitive information about themselves or any other user. Please use caution when submitting any personal information to the Website for public display.

Use of Information

Five Minute Film Reviews uses incoming and outgoing web site traffic data with individually identifiable user information to help administer our Website. This information may include the website that referred you, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) and other usage and traffic information. We may also gather demographic information about our users to provide improved experiences to our users. We may combine demographic and site usage data to create profiles about our users and their preferences as they relate to our Website. This information is not personally identifying.

We may also provide non-identifying and non-personal information to our partners, including advertising partners, so that they may better understand how users interact with our Website.

If the Website is legally required to provide access to our database to cooperate with legal proceedings, that information is provided for that purpose only.


Five Minute Film Reviews occasionally uses Cookies to better understand our user’s experience on the site and does not share this information with any third party. We also use Cookies to help remember your preferences to better enhance your experience on our website. You may reset your cookie preference in your internet browser.

We may use third parties to present or serve the advertisements that you may see at on the Website. These third party ad servers may use cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help measure and research the effectiveness of such advertisements. These companies may use aggregated information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our privacy statement. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out entirely, please see:


Users may unsubscribe from any current or future email communications, including any newsletters, at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.

Third Party Websites (“Links”)

Our Website contains links to third party websites (including advertisers and other content providers) that are not affiliated with us in any way. When you knowingly leave the Five Minute Film Reviews site via a link or advertisement, this Private Policy no longer applies to those third party sites. We assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of websites not affiliated with us. Please review the privacy polices and terms of use of any third party website or service that you visit.

Third Party Access to Your Information

We take reasonable efforts to protect your information from being accessed by third parties. However, since we may employ outside maintenance personnel or use a third party to host our material, there are third party entities which may have custody or access to your information. Because of this, it is necessary that you permit us to give access to your information to third parties to the same extent that you authorize us to do so. For greater certainty, every authorization which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our Website or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you. Additionally, we may store your information or share it with certain other third parties for reasons that may or may not be related to maintenance, advertising, marketing, or other purposes related to our business. The following is a non-exhaustive list of other entities that we may store, share, or transfer your information with:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google AdSense

Security of Information

We make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. You understand and agree that no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It is in our interest to keep our websites secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats.

California Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

We are not located in California, but we do permit California residents to access our Website. It is our intent to comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act (the “Act”) codified in California Business and Professions Code §§ 22575-22579. If you are a California resident you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Various provisions throughout this Privacy Policy address requirements of the Act. You may contact us at with any questions.


This Privacy Policy is subject to update, change or be replaced at any time without prior notice. We will provide the date that the current Private Policy took effect at the top of the Policy.

Please check this page regularly to assure that you remain in acceptance of our current Privacy Policy. If you continue to use the Website after any changes take effect, you signify that you have read and accepted the new Policy. If you do not agree to the new Privacy Policy, you must immediately cease using our service.


If you have any questions about this Private Policy, our practices or feel that you privacy has been compromised, please contact us at