Terms of Service and Privacy Policy


This agreement applies to and between you, the User of this Website and the armchair historian. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately. Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using this website and any mobile application (the "Service") operated by the armchair historian or https://thearmchairhistorian.com ("us", "we", or "our").

In this Agreement “you” and “your” refer to our customers, prospective customers, and users of our website, “we”, “company”, “us” and “our” refer to https://thearmchairhistorian.com or the armchair historian and “Service” refers to the services provided by us. Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Customers and ourselves, or either the Customer or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to our customers in the most appropriate manner, for the express purpose of meeting the customer’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing laws. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Any and all use of our services or purchase of our products is subject to this Agreement, which may be updated by us from time to time without prior notice to our customers. Any change of terms shall be binding and effective upon posting of the revised Agreement on our website. In addition to this Agreement, specific services/products or information contained within this website may be subject to additional posted terms or guidelines applicable to such services. All such terms or guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into this Agreement.

By using https://thearmchairhistorian.com (the “Site”) or any of our services (“Services”), you agree to follow and be bound by these Terms of Services (the “Terms of Services”) and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.


The Armchair Historian, researchers, writers, animators, mapmakers, and voice actors are all working in tandem to bring history to life. We are using today’s cutting-edge technology to carry yesterday into tomorrow.

The Armchair Historian site covers topics from nearly all historical periods and parts of the globe in a fun and engaging way. Our in-depth video, blog, and essay content gives past figures and stories a modern voice for the benefit of those living today. Whether you’re an armchair historian or a Ph.D. History candidate you’re guaranteed to learn something new and enjoy every second of doing so!

By signing up, your favorite content creators will no longer fear the threat of censorship while showcasing the past, including its more uncomfortable, but important, elements. Your money goes straight into the creators’ pockets, enabling them to both produce more content on the website and their YouTube channels.


By placing an order or using our services, you are offering to purchase a product and/or service on and subject to the following terms and conditions.

In order to make a purchase from https://thearmchairhistorian.com, you must possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. The armchair historian retains the right to refuse any request made by you and reserves the right to close you’re the armchair historian account at its sole discretion. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of purchased item/service/product.

When you place an order, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your order. This email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your order. A contract between us for the purchase of the service/product/item will not be formed until your payment has been approved by us and we have debited your credit or debit card. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ORDERS CANNOT BE AMENDED ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN PLACED. 

Upon receiving your order, we carry out a standard pre-authorization check on your choice of payment to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. Your card or other method of payment will be debited once the order has been accepted.


There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to stories, service descriptions, content and videos. Any errors are wholly unintentional, and we apologize if erroneous information is reflected in our product/services, prices, item availability, videos, stories or in any way affects your individual order. 

Please be aware that we present our content 'as is' and make no claims to its accuracy, either express or implied.

We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We reserve the right to refuse to fill any orders that you may place based on information on the Service that may contain errors or inaccuracies, including, without limitation, errors, inaccuracies or out-of-date information regarding pricing, payment terms, new findings on stories, out-dated videos.


We have a standard pricing policy for our products which ensures that all of our customers are charged the same price regardless of where they live. The prices displayed at the Site are quoted in United States Dollars ($). All prices advertised are subject to such changes. 

In some cases, https://thearmchairhistorian.com may also have different prices or promotional events at different times.

In the event of any claim that any transaction or purchase on you’re the armchair historian account has been without permission or any other fraudulent use of our services, we will block your account from being used on our website. Falsely making any such fraudulent claims can result in your account, details of your account such as name, card details, address being blacklisted which will affect your future transactions/purchases. Denying a purchase that you have made is also illegal and prosecutable.


Subject to other terms in these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of https://thearmchairhistorian.com, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website, you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable laws of the United States of America (USA) and International Intellectual Property and other laws. You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by us.


This Website may contain links to other sites.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of https://thearmchairhistorian.com or that of our affiliates.  We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them.  The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.


As a condition of creating an account with the armchair historian, you consent to joining our mailing list and consent to us sending you administrative and awareness/promotional Emails. The email is to do two things:

1. Tell our customers how the website is coming along and inform them of when new content is released on the website.

2. Ask the customers to vote on potential new topics/content they will like to see.

Please be assured that your privacy is important to us, we will be respectable and reasonable with the emails we send and ensure we do not spam your inbox with unnecessary information/content or try to sell you anything. If you think we've failed to do this, please contact us so we can investigate and correct as required.

To respect your privacy and all required data protection laws, be advised that you can unsubscribe from this mailing list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link on the email we send to you or by clicking the unsubscribe button on our website. You can also send us an email requesting that your information be deleted from our database, or a request to remove your email from our mailing list.


When using the website and our service, you shall act in accordance with the following rules:

  1. You must not misuse or tamper with our websites, apps or other services (“Websites”) (e.g. hack, introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other technologically harmful material or carry out denial of service attacks etc) or otherwise mess with our tech or functionality or steal or our customers’ data. Doing any of these things may be a criminal offence and we take such matters really seriously. The armchair historian will report any such breach or activity (and all information about the people carrying it out) to the relevant law enforcement authorities. 
  2. You must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable.  This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
  3. It is advised that submissions are made using the English language as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
  4. The means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws;

We recommend you use virus protection software when using our website. Although we have a dedicated team who work hard to stop people messing with our Website, we can’t guarantee that it will always be secure from bugs, viruses or hackers.


We may terminate your transaction If we observe you have breached any terms of this agreement. You will be notified by email and an explanation for the termination will be provided.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, https://thearmchairhistorian.com reserves the right to cancel orders or transactions without stating reasons, for any reason prior to processing payment or commencing Services provision.


Your safety when using our site is paramount to us. Hence, all reasonable skill and care shall be taken to ensure your safety when using our website. Please kindly note that whilst your security is paramount to us, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of payment is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your transactions on our website, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We will do our best to maintain the operation of the Site for the Service, however, we may need to temporarily suspend the Service for operational reasons (e.g. for repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades). We promise to restore the Service as soon as reasonably possible after any suspension.

If we cannot do what we have promised in these Terms because of something beyond our reasonable control (including, without limitation, disputes involving our employees, affiliates, partners), we will not be liable for this.


We do not make any warranty or representation that the Website and/or products/services will meet your requirements, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that https://thearmchairhistorian.com will be compatible with all systems, will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our products or Services.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all descriptions of Services and/or products, video clips and stories available on https://thearmchairhistorian.com are accurate, we are not responsible for any variations from these contents.  This does not exclude our liability for mistakes due to negligence on our part and refers only to variations of the correct Services/products, not different Services/products altogether.

Whilst we do our best to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

Third-party websites with links from the Site have not been verified or reviewed by https://thearmchairhistorian.com; use and access of such third-party websites is made at your own risk.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


The armchair historian reserves the right to change the Website, its Content or these Terms and Conditions at any time.  You will be bound by any changes to the Terms and Conditions from the first time you use the Website following the changes.  If we are required by law to make any changes to Terms and Conditions, content, stories, video clips, these changes will apply automatically to any transaction currently pending in addition to any transaction placed by you in the future.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, https://thearmchairhistorian.com accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website, its Content, products/services at their own risk. We accept no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

If we fail to comply with these terms and/or any of our services/products as promised to you, we are responsible for any reasonable loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of us breaking this agreement or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable.

Unless it is caused by us and is reasonably foreseeable, we will generally not be liable for:

  • any incorrect or inaccurate information on the Site and all interruptions to or delays in updating the Service;
  • the infringement by any person of any Intellectual Property Rights of any third party caused by their use of the Site;
  • any amount or kind of loss or damage due to viruses or other malicious software that may infect a user's computer equipment, software, data or other property caused by persons accessing, using or downloading the Site, or from transmissions via emails or attachments received from https://thearmchairhistorian.com or its licensees.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts our liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on our part.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the armchair historian from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from:

  1. your use of and access to our site https://thearmchairhistorian.com and our Services/products;
  2. your violation of any term or condition of this Agreement, including without limitation, your breach of any of the representations and warranties contained herein;
  3. your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights;
  4. your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  5. any fraudulent behaviour, wilful misconduct or gross negligence;


Any default, delay or omission of any of the provisions of this Agreement by either Party will not be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or other provisions. We are entitled to still pursue any omitted or failed payment by you at any time.


In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement are held to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, all other provisions will nevertheless continue to be valid and enforceable with the invalid or unenforceable parts severed from the remainder of this Agreement.


Any dispute arising from this Agreement shall be resolved through mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the dispute will be resolved through binding arbitration conducted by an expert arbitrator from the America Arbitration Association (AAA) or as agreed upon by the parties.  


In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.


Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party. The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and the armchair historian.


These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and the armchair historian shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States of America.


These Terms, the Privacy Policy, refund policy and any other agreement contained on the Site or agreed by the parties constitute the entire agreement between you and the armchair historian.


We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website. Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website. We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options. The armchair historian uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of https://thearmchairhistorian.com and their website access preferences. https://thearmchairhistorian.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features of https://thearmchairhistorian.com may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to our use of cookies.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. These include, but are not limited to Google, safari, Msn, Firefox, Bing and Yahoo.


If you have any questions about out company’s Terms and Conditions, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us on our contact details provided on the website https://thearmchairhistorian.com/contact.html