Policies

These are the terms (the "agreement") governing your attendance at and participation in any YouthCon activities or overall conference (the "Event").

By registering for the Event you agree to these terms, which form a binding legal contract between YouthCon, United States Mennonite Brethren, and the registered attendee or participant (you).  If you are registering on behalf of another individual, it is your responsibility to ensure the person attending is aware of these terms and accepts them. By completing the registration on behalf of another individual you are warranting that you have made the attendee or participant aware of these terms and that they have accepted them.
Attendee Requirements
Admittance. Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event for which you have registered. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including but not limited to: travel and accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you, and YouthCon shall have no liability for such costs.

Use of Likeness. By attending the Event you acknowledge and agree to grant YouthCon and USMB the right to record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media format now available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to YouthCon includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use or disseminate the media.

Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that YouthCon, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, and time.

YouthCon seeks to provide a Christ-centered environment that is free from:

  • Possession and/or use of drugs (including marijuana), alcohol and tobacco products.
  • Intimidation, threats, disruptive behavior, reckless endangerment and physical violence to self/others.
  • Weapons and destructive devices (i.e. fireworks) of any kind.
  • Theft or damage to property (personal and public).
  • Profane and abusive language or clothing.
  • Sexual harassment and/or sexual misconduct.
We expect all Event registrants, volunteers, and exhibitors to abide by all local, state, and federal law, Event facility guidelines, observe the Event schedule, respect all requests from YouthCon staff and observe event curfews. It is our hope that students and leaders attending the Event serve as models to others of maturity, thoughtfulness, gratefulness, and Christ-likeness.
Leaders bringing students to YouthCon are expected to enforce these guidelines with their own students and immediately make YouthCon staff aware of any concerns with other students, adults, or groups.
Requirements of Each Registrant
YouthCon expects registrants to be respectful of the great diversity represented from within the Christian community at the Event— ethnic backgrounds, race, etc. It is our desire the Event and all attendee’s model unity and Christ-like attitudes and behavior in all settings. Should a registrant choose not to abide by these guidelines, YouthCon has the option to contact the group leader, local police, parents and church or ministry leadership and/or refuse further access to YouthCon. It will be the responsibility of the group leader or parents to supervise and/or transport the registrant home at their own expense.

Safety Tips

1.   Hiking should be done in groups of 3 or more.
2.   Stay hydrated and well rested.
3.   Stay away from areas that appear dangerous or are off limits.
4.   Leave valuables at home as they may not be secure.
5.   Report any concerns you might have to a youth leader or a YouthCon team member.
Medical Care
A certified medical professional will be on staff at the Event. If you or someone in your group needs medical care while at the Event, please contact your leader and/or the nurse on site. Anything that can’t be handled by the nurse will be referred to a local medical provider. If you are off-site, please seek care from a local medical provider or call 911.
Cancellation, Substitution, and Lost/Broken/Stolen Item Policy
YouthCon is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or broken items or materials of an attendee.  
Refunds or cancellations are limited to a total of $149 per person after the registration deadline of March 1, 2019 (plus a service fee).  Refund requests must be submitted in writing either through a letter or email. Telephone or word of mouth WILL NOT be honored. Send your request to . There will be no refunds once the group arrives to the Event to check in or register.   
An adjustment fee of $50 will be charged to any registration changes after January 27, 2019. After February 28, 2019, a $200 adjustment fee will be charged per registration. Room arrangements cannot be guaranteed after the February 28, 2019 late registration deadline. Space is limited. Attendees registering after the February 28, 2019 may not be accepted. Late applications will be considered but are up to the discretion of the YouthCon planning team.
Weather or Other Reason for Cancelling the Event
In case of an act of God or other reason, the YouthCon planning team reserves the right to cancel the conference at any time. All parties will be notified and refunds will be given after facility expenses are resolved.  
Miscellaneous
Any adult, whether they attend the sessions or other conference options, will be registered for the Event and will be expected to pay the Event registration amount, $395 per attendee.  
YouthCon's failure to exercise any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. YouthCon shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond YouthCon's reasonable control. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with YouthCon's prior written consent. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New Mexico and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Mexico's courts. A party that substantially prevails in an action brought under this Agreement is entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you acknowledge that you do not have any authority of any kind to bind YouthCon in any respect whatsoever.
Online Privacy Policy
USMB Youth operates the https://usmbyouth.com website, which provides the SERVICE.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information of anyone who has decided to use our Service, the usmbyouth.com website.

If you choose to use our Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information collected will be used to improve the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at https://usmbyouth.com, unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information obtained will only be used to contact or identify you.

Log Data
When visiting https://usmbyouth.com, information will be collected. This information, or data log, is collected by your browser and sent to us. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies
Cookies are files with small amount of data, commonly used as an anonymous, unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses “cookies” to collection information in order to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, some portions of our Service may may not be able.

USMB Youth Network Resource Bank
Members have access to the Resource Bank under the USMB Youth Network.  The Resource Bank is a collection of files and projects submitted by Network members. Submitting files or projects to the Resource Bank makes them publicly available to other Network members. By accessing the Resource Bank, no information is in any way collected from your computer except for that which you expressly upload to the Resource Bank. Any information you upload is, at that time, considered public. Therefore, by utilizing the upload feature you are giving consent to the public use of the files you upload.

Security
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, and we strive to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. Be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites. Clicking on a third-party link, will direct you to that site. Please note that these third-party sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites prior to using them. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, it will immediately be deleted this from our servers. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that their child has provided us with personal information, they should contact us so necessary action (deleting information from servers) can be taken.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy will update from time to time. It is advised that users review the Privacy Policies periodically for any changes. Updates will be made to this page and are effective immediately after posting on this page. This privacy policy was created with the GDPR Generator.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

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