The Fine Print

Terms of Use

Of / “Real Life 24/7.”

The reading of all information on is your decision. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you should cease use of this blog site immediately. If you want or need to read my cool posts, please keep reading.

I reserve the right to change these terms and conditions on this blog at any given time. Since I may be unpredictable and finicky, please check back with this page often.

Even though I work very hard (when I am in the mood) to provide you with up-to-date information (through thorough research and munching on wholesome snacks while re-writing and deleting and then re-writing posts again), I make no representations or warranties of any kind (expressed or implied) about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, products, services or related graphics contained on this blog for any purpose.

Especially when it comes to my findings and website URLs, I advice you to double-check with your favorite search engine or go-to ultra smart person.

I aim to provide you with accurate information at the time of my posting, but some information will understandably be less accurate as time passes. Should you find any inaccurate information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will drop whatever it is I am doing, and correct this annoying mistake right away, or as soon as I’m done with whatever other important thing I’m doing. I have my priorities.

Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise noted, I (Raya Bergin from am the legal copyright holder of all (written, multimedia and graphic) material on this website and it may not be used, reprinted, partially and/or wholly modified or published without my written consent. A link to must appear in all copies of any artwork or content, including articles, press releases and as crunchy peanut butter spread in your PB & J.  😛 

The opinions expressed by any third-party are their own and do not represent the position or beliefs of Also, I am not responsible for any possible narrow-minded, impolite, or offensive comments made by others on my blog.

Hold Harmless

All information provided on is for general information and entertainment purposes only and is the expressed opinion of myself, Raya Bergin (“Real Life 24/7”) and not of others. This includes (but is not limited to) my membership organizations and/or employers. At this point, my employers have no clue what I am doing unless they conduct a background check on me, so be aware that some posts can be quite different to what you might be used to.

I am not providing any astrological, bacteriological, criminological, dermatological, gerontological, gynecological, legal, medical, mineralogical, paleontological, philosophical, professional, and any other -ological and/or -ical advice. At your discretion, you take in all the provided information at your own risk. Please contact your local hospital, jury member, emergency service, bar association, phone book, Google, or your mother and/or dad to find or obtain a referral to a competent professional.

Under no circumstances will I be liable for any loss or damage (including without limitation indirect or consequential loss or damage) or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this blog.

I cannot be held responsible for any offense taken due to translation, interpretation or mistakes in grammar and/or punctuation of my blog’s content. I am not perfect. Don’t judge, and please forgive me.

Although I try to keep running 24/7, 365 or 366 days, access to the site may be temporarily or permanently suspended and without notice at my own discretion, due to possible updates or technical issues beyond my control, such as my imaginary dog eating my post. I will not be liable if, for any reason, the website is unavailable at any time, or for any period of time. I will try to get the website back online as soon as possible after my Netflix movie ends.

Privacy Statement

Any personal and/or contact information provided to me will be kept private. You will not be spammed in any way; I will not send you any birthday, Valentines, and/or Christmas cards (that is unless you ask me to AND I really like you), and I will not sell or disclose your information to any legal or illegal businesses.

I am not responsible for the privacy practices of any of my advertisers or blog commentators.

Reserve Rights

I, Raya Bergin from, reserve the right to change the focus of this blog (like turning it into a philanthropic platform for me or my rich friends), to shut it down, sell it, change the terms of use at my own discretion.

I also reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to 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, comments that attack a group or person individually, or comments from my dad telling me to call or visit him more often. I do accept virtual kisses, flowers, and occasional encouragement.

Advertisers and Sponsors

I am not responsible for the actions of my advertisers or sponsors. If you purchase a product or service through a link from my blog, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues, not through Raya Bergin and Please don’t blame me for your decisions.

Any product, claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. Just because I like eating pizza with anchovies, doesn’t mean you will like it too!

To help the website expand, to cover costs of running the site and for me to be able to fly to Hawaii three times a year (RIGHT?), some advertising and affiliate links are run on my website. Affiliate links earn me a small commission on any purchases made when visiting Amazon after clicking on those links. I will do my absolute best to only provide you with information about products that I truly believe in. I will never take your trust for granted. All reviews on my website will be presented honestly and I will disclose whether I will be receiving any commissions or products for free.

Letters to the Editor

Any letters, e-mails, blog comments, responses on social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, Vine/Vine Camera, Pinterest,, Tumblr, Flickr, Google+, LinkedIn, VK, ClassMates, Meetup, etc., or questions written directly to me may be used to share with my blogging audience unless specifically requested otherwise. (Part of) these letters or emails, questions or any other feedback may be used in newsletters, blog posts, columns or up-and-coming books. Huge compliments will be painted on expensive Italian tile and put up in my bathroom.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and remember to be happy, healthy, and be safe!

Raya Bergin


Thank you to Nienke Krook at The Travel Tester for sharing her knowledge about writing a fun and serious blog disclaimer.

Revised 15 June 2018