Terms and Conditions

Last updated: September 24, 2018

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the www.chasingsandcastles.com website, operated by Ja Racharaks. By using the site, you indicate that you accept these Terms and Conditions as well as the Privacy Policy and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to both the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy please refrain from using the site. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. If you want to read some fun stories and travel adventures, please continue reading.

Much of my content is fictional, but there will be posts based on real travels and events. In the case of factual posts, I make an effort to provide you with up-to-date information at the time of publishing. However, the content displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. So basically, don’t blame me if what I wrote about isn’t open anymore or anything like that. Please double check with other sources. And please let me know if my information is inaccurate using the Contact page.

Unless otherwise noted, I (Ja Racharaks) am the legal copyright holder of all intellectual property on this website and it may not be reproduced, modified, or published without my written consent. It’s simple. Just send me a message. I’ll probably say yes. With written consent, a link to chasingsandcastles.com must appear in all copies of my content, including posts, artwork, and photos. However, you are free to link to any post without any prior consent.

Third-Party Content (Like comments, or guest posts)
Guest bloggers and other contributors to chasingsandcastle.scom are responsible for their own submitted material on my website and have to ensure that their work complies with national and relevant foreign laws. The opinions expressed by any Third Parties are their own and do not represent the position or beliefs of chasingsandcastles.com. I also am not to be held responsible for any offensive or rude comments by others on the site.

Chasingsandcastles.com may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by me. I have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. Please read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Hold Harmless
All the information provided on chasingsandcastle is for general information and entertainment purposes only and is the expressed opinion of myself, Ja Racharaks and not others. Any commentary and other content posted on the site is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. You’re following the presented information at your own risk. I will not be liable for any loss or damages made if you do end up following the information presented.

It is not the intent of this website to knowingly injure, defame, or libel anyone. If the content on this site is of that nature, please let me know and I will edit the text or take it down. However, I will share my opinions occasionally.

Privacy Statement and Cookies
Any personal and/or contact information provided to me will be kept private such as email addresses. You will not be spammed in any way by me. I will not sell or disclose your information to any other companies. Please read my Privacy Policy for more detailed information.

Reserved Rights
I reserve the right to change any of these Terms and Conditions at any given time on this website. Since I like to change my mind, I’ll try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. By continuing to use chasingsandcastles.com after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Site.

I also reserve the right to change my mind about anything on the site. This could include, the focus of the blog, the thoughts and opinions presented, or the photographs shown.

I also reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to chasingsandcastles.com without notice due to: comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam, comments including profanity, comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive, or comments that attack a group or person individually. If you do have critical feedback about my writing, please comment, but also tell me why you though it was terrible. It would also be nice you weren’t a dick about it.

Submitted Content
Any letters, e-mails, blog comments, responses on Social Media platforms, or questions written directly to me may be used to share with my site’s audience unless specifically requested otherwise. This material may be used in part or in its entirety in future newsletters, blog posts, columns, or books.


If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of these Terms and Conditions shall not be affected and shall remain in force. For the avoidance of doubt, should these Terms and Conditions or any part of them be deemed void or voidable, this shall not affect the validity of any licence provided under these Terms and Conditions.


Contact Me
If you have any questions above the information in these Terms and Conditions, or would like further information, please feel free to contact me.