Terms of Use

Minaa The Creative Documentary Platform LLC is the first interactive VOD platform fostering the discovery of Arabic creative documentaries, while preserving and providing a range of unique materials, which are not widely available on one single platform elsewhere. 

Please read Minaa Terms of Use carefully. The Terms of Use set forth below are binding on all users of this Website. By directing your browser to this Website or otherwise accessing the pages of this Website, you accept these Terms of Use. Minaa reserves its right to amend, add, delete, change, or may modify these Terms of Use or discontinue the Website or services offered thereon, at any time at its sole discretion. In addition, Minaa reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to seek and obtain any other remedies available to it pursuant to any applicable laws and regulations or at equity as a result of your breach of these Terms of Use or any other act or omission by you that gives rise to a claim by Minaa.

Minaa Service
Minaa service means the service provided by Minaa VOD including video streaming, visuals and written content and all features and functionalities, website, and user interfaces, as well as all content and software associated with our service.


This Website may contain links to other websites that are not operated or controlled by Minaa. Use of these links to access other Internet sites is at your own risk. Minaa is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or quality of any information or services provided or products sold at these sites. Minaa establishes links to other websites for the convenience of its users; however, such links are not intended to be an endorsement of the other website.

Registration and Membership:
You can Register your information (name and correct email address) to stream documentaries offered by Minaa for free viewership and you can Subscribe and become a regular Member; this allows you to have full access to Minaa library through monthly and annual subscription.

Types of Membership/ Service Plans
Minaa offers two types of Membership: Individual Membership and Institutional;

Individuals are strictly limited to a private use. A private use in particular excludes any public or collective representation or broadcast of the Film. Institutions are welcome to subscribe Annually or/ and subscribe to stream one film or through curated packages. Visit Membership and Subscription Page to learn more about Institutional Membership.

Institutes abide by Institutions rates and acknowledge that content is strictly limited to non-commercial streaming only; legal action will be taken if The Service and content is used otherwise.

Billing Cycle 
Except for Pay Per View (PPV), your Subscription will continue month-to-month or year-to-year until terminated. Unless you cancel your subscription before your renewal date, you authorize us to charge your next term membership fee to your Payment Method (see "Cancellation" below).


  1. (Automatic Renewal): Your subscription for the Service will continue indefinitely until not renewed by you. After your initial subscription period, and again after any subsequent subscription period, your subscription will automatically continue for an additional equivalent period, at the price you agreed to when subscribing Should the Member decide not to renew his / her Membership, he / she shall just log in, go to his / her account on the platform and click on "Cancel My Membership" and the Membership will automatically be canceled from the following month onwards. If you cancel your subscription, you may use your subscription until the end of your then-current subscription term and your subscription will not be renewed thereafter. However, you won’t be eligible for a prorated refund of any portion of the subscription fee paid for the then-current subscription period.

  1. (Promotions):  Any free trial or other promotion that provides subscriber-level access to the Service must be used within the specified time of the trial. You must cancel your subscription before the end of the trial period in order to avoid being charged a subscription fee.

Members Payment Method
To use the Minaa service you must have Internet access and provide us with a current, valid, accepted method of payment credit card. Minaa may correct any billing errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment. This paragraph includes any agreements you make on the Website when you purchase the Service. You agree to maintain current, complete and accurate information for your billing account at any time you have a subscription. In addition, you authorize us to obtain updated or replacement expiration dates and card numbers for you credit or debit card as provided by your credit or debit card issuer

Changes to the Price and Service Plans
Minaa has to right to change Prices and Service Plans, but as a subscribed Member, you will be notified of any price change prior to end of your subscription term. 

Minaa Service.

  1. Minaa’s subscription will cover access to the platform only and does not include in any way your internet subscription fees and/or access.

  1. This Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. If you are under 18, you are not authorized to use this Website and will not be afforded access to any features of this Website that allow for you to provide information to us. Minors may only use the service under the supervision of an adult.

  1. The quality of the display of the streaming films may vary from computer to computer, and device to device, and may be affected by a variety of factors, such as your location, the bandwidth available through and/or speed of your Internet connection. Please check with your Internet provider for information on possible Internet data usage charges. The time it takes to begin watching a movie will vary based on a number of factors, including your location.

Geo Blocking 
Minaa is accessible from anywhere in the World. However geographical restrictions might limit your access to the Films depending on the Member’s country, and in conformity with the restrictions imposed by the Film’s rights holders. 

Respecting Content Privacy and Freedom of Expression 
Minaa VOD is an interactive platform and offering interactive services to its members. Members and Users undertake to: Refrain from publishing any Contents that might violate any third-party’s rights, be contrary to the public order, be of defamatory or insulting nature, or incite to any kind of violence, racism, hatred, discrimination based on sex, age, sexual preferences, or, more generally present an illegal nature of any kind whatsoever, under any applicable law or regulation whatsoever; Refrain from publishing or recommending any site, hyperlink or more generally any content which do present or publish contents of illegal nature, as above described, or be contrary to the purpose of the Site (ex: Internet sites encouraging piracy directly or indirectly) Use the Services and the Site in conformity with their destination; Refrain from transmitting Contents that violate anyone’s privacy, refrain from divulging any party’s personal and private data; Refrain from publish Content of promotional or advertising nature (no promotion/advertising of goods or services).


Minaa uses industry standard efforts, such as firewalls, to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. However, perfect security does not exist on the internet; Minaa cannot and does not guarantee that any personally identifiable information provided to us will not become public under any circumstances

Electronic Communications

You agree and consent to receive email messages from us. These emails may be transactional or relationship communications relating to the Website, such as payment authorizations, invoices, changes in password or confirmation messages, notices, administrative notices and service announcements or changes, or emails containing commercial offers, promotions or special offers from us or third party partners.

Customer Support  

For any question or claim regarding Minaa, you can email: info@minaa.online

Changes to Terms of Use and Assignment

Minaa may, from time to time, change these Terms of Use. We will notify you before these new Terms of Use apply to you.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, United States of America, without regard to principles of conflicts of law.

Special State Term:

In the event that you die before the end of your subscription period, any paid amounts will not be refunded for any purpose whatsoever.


It is strictly prohibited that you record, copy, download, in any electronic or digital mean any of the content available on the website. Any violation to this clause gives the right to Minaa and/or the owners of the Intellectual Property to claim compensation for damages.


  1. Like many websites, the Site uses 'cookie' technology (small computer files placed on your computer’s hard drive). When you go to particular website pages on the Site, the cookie identifies your browser with a unique, random number.
  2. The cookies we use do not reveal any personal information about you. Cookies help us improve your experience of the Site and also help us understand which parts of the Site are the most popular. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of the Site.

Limitation of Liabilities
To the extent permitted by law, Minaa, its officers, employees, agents, affiliates and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary, including but not limited to, losses or damages for loss of profits, goodwill, business, opportunity, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, its services or this User Agreement (however arising, including negligence or otherwise and whether or not Minaa has been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages). 

If you are dissatisfied with the Site or any content or materials on it, your sole exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of it. Further, you agree that any unauthorized use of the Site and its services as a result of your negligent act or omission would result in irreparable injury to Minaa and Minaa shall treat any such unauthorized use as subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement.

1. You agree to indemnify and hold Minaa and its owners, affiliates, officers, employees, agents and suppliers harmless from any and all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses), howsoever suffered or incurred due to or arising out of any hacking, viruses, worms, loss of information, website hijacking and any other harmful act of Third Party.

  1. You agree to indemnify and hold Minaa and its owners, affiliates, officers, employees, agents and suppliers harmless from any and all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) from any online payment consequences, threats, harms, damages, or harmful acts whatsoever including additional or wrong payment deductions or any other payment issues.
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Sincere Gratitude to Minaa's Generous Donors. For you, we are Grateful.

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site or the operation thereof. The information contained in this web site is provided by The Creative Documentary Platform- (Minaa) as general information related to the project. Moreover, The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) doesn’t give any guarantees, undertaking or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of the information provided on this website. In no event will The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) or any of its programs, activities, CEO, employees or board members be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, any content, information, material or postings found on the Service or the Service itself. Moreover, The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) doesn’t assume any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this site, or any termination or suspension of this site, and further disclaims any liability of any nature for any loss howsoever caused in connection with using this website. The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) doesn’t guarantee that the site is free of viruses.

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