Terms of Service

Updated on September 17, 2020

  • www.derekliang.com ("Derek Liang") is created, owned, and written by Derek Liang.
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  • Derek Liang is a for-profit blog. This blog may accept forms of compensation such as cash advertisement, sponsorships, affiliate links, and other forms of payment. However, all opinions and writing found on Derek Liang is solely my own. I only work with brands and destinations that I have personal experience with, love, and feel add value to my readers.
  • You acknowledge and agree that Derek Liang will not be liable, directly or indirectly for any damage, injury, or loss caused by or in relation to any such content, goods displayed, or excursions encouraged by my site.
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  • Please be kind and courteous in the comments section. I reserve the right to edit or remove any comments I perceive as malicious, threatening, spam-worthy or inappropriate. Any individual who repeatedly violates this comment policy will be permanently blocked.
  • Derek Liang reserves to right to modify or replace these terms of service at any time.


Updated on September 17, 2020

  • Derek Liang is a website used to inspire travel, especially outdoors. Please understand that although I have great deal of experience in the outdoors, I am not an outdoor/travel/adventure professional and I make stakes like all people. I do my best to fact check all the material I write about. However, rules, gulations, and destinations constantly change, so it is important that you verify all information found on Derek Liang before relying on it.
  • Use common sense when hiking, camping, backpacking, driving, or partaking in other such outdoor activities. Derek Liang will not be held responsible for your injury, loss, or damage while participating in an activity at I recommended on Derek Liang.
  • I cannot guarantee you the same results when traveling to locations posted on this website.
  • While my goal is to create accurate information and update it when I find any errors, you must understand at the information presented on Derek Liang may not be 100% correct. Moreover, the information is based on personal experience with a location or product. That experience may vary from person to person.
  • Use the information on this site at your own risk.
  • As stated above, Derek Liang is a for-profit blog. That being said, I only work with brands I personally love, and use in my own life.

Privacy Policy

Updated on September 17, 2020

  • Derek Liang does not sell or give away your personal information (including email address) to any other company. The privacy of viewers is my primary concern.
  • With your permission, I may send you emails about blog updates and more. You are free to opt out of these emails at any time.
  • I may disclose your information if we are required by law to do so, or if you violate our Terms of Service.
  • Upon leaving Derek Liang and following a third-party link, you are no longer under authority for Derek Liang’s Privacy Policy or Terms of Service.
  • I take regular precautions to make sure your information is not improperly handled, misused, lost, altered or disclosed.
  • I reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Please come back frequently to review for changes and/or updates.
  • If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Derek Liang at [email protected]

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