Terms of Service

Your access to and use of this grid is based on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.


To protect your privacy as much as legally possible. (In other words, in all cases except a legal subpoena.) We will use your personal contact information only for billing, service announcements, and for other communications that you have previously agreed to.

To protect your registration information you provide when you create an account such as:

  • Your Email address
  • Your Avatar Name
  • Information necessary to connect to your PC such as session ID's and web cookies
  • Any other personal information you give us to service your account.
  • Transaction information you provide when you request information or purchase a product or service from us, whether on our sites or through our applications.

That you have the right to request erasure of personal identifying information, or to the deletion of your account. This grid may retain certain records that this grid is required to retain by law.

To respect intellectual property by promptly taking down infringing content, and by asking for permission before using users' content in marketing materials or in any other way other than what's required for normal grid operations.

To attempt to make regular backups of both regions (OARs) and personal inventories (IARs) to keep any losses to a minimum in the event of technical issues.


To not harass other users, or personally attack, threaten or violate their personal privacy for any reason including race, gender, sexual preference, religion, or other affiliation. Harassment includes repeated requests for sexual activity following a refusal from the other person.

Regarding privacy, while we realize that some sharing of private discussions is inevitable, they should be shared with discretion and respect to all parties involved.

To respect region maturity ratings by rezzing only appropriate content and engaging in appropriate behaviors. These are posted in the Covenant in the Welcome area.

You acknowledge that content creators maintain their rights to their content. You accept full responsibility for use of provided content and remain liable for unlawful usage. If a content provider reports a DMCA violation to this grid, it will be investigated and if warranted, removed from public access.


That you are 18 years of age, or older.

That when you upload your content to our grid, or create new content on our platform, that we have your permission to distribute that content to other users per your specifications. This allows you to have other users see your content, and enables you to sell or transfer your content in-world.

That the only exportable content is content that you yourself have created or content that is marked with the "export" permission. If the "export" permission is not yet enabled, exportable content is full-perm content.

That we also have the right to showcase your content in directories and destination guides.

That we can transfer these rights to new owners if we sell the entire grid, so that the new owners can continue to offer the same services without interruption.

That we are only asking for the rights to use your content as part of the virtual world -- you retain all the copyrights to the original content.

That any images or content displayed in-world, or traded by or among residents of Youth Nation in violation of the laws of the United States or the State of California is strictly prohibited. This is a zero tolerance policy, and offenders will face an immediate and permanent ban from Youth Nation after their first offense. No exceptions.

That you will refrain from creating groups with titles suggesting or implying activities which are illegal in the United States or the State of California. We reserve the right to delete any group which we feel violates these terms.

That your Avatar Name, Session ID, IP address and other technical information will be sent to other grids when you travel the Hypergrid. This grid has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that this grid may contain links to third-party services that are not owned or controlled by this grid.

That any in-world currency is fictional, to be used for entertainment purposes only.

That there might be outages, or content losses, or other disruptions, and that we're not liable for any damages that may result.


That Youth Nation is a new grid. It has no ties to the former management of any other OpenSimulator grid nor is it bound by any agreements made by the owner(s) of another grid.

It is managed by a Team, and all decisions regarding the operation of the grid or the approval of new accounts are made by a consensus of the group, not any one individual.

That if you wish to register an Abuse Report against another person, contact a member of the Admin Team shown on the board at the Welcome Center. Any bans or suspensions will be a group decision and based on facts, not hearsay.

That new referrals to Youth Nation will require a minimum of one experienced sponsors, preferably at least one being from a current user of SecondLife™.

That there exists a wide variety of opinions as to what constitutes proper conduct and behavior on OpenSimulator grids and it is not the mission of Youth Nation to legislate morality or dictate right and wrong behavior in a global sense. However, it is our mission to set out the rules of conduct on this grid.

That we may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, without limitation if you breach the Terms.


Youth Nation may enable you to order & receive products, items, information and services, either physically real or in the virtual environment, from business that are not owned or operated by Youth Nation. The purchase, payment, warranty, guarantee, delivery, maintenance & all matters concerning the items, services or information ordered or received are solely between you and such business.

Youth Nation does not endorse, warrant or guarantee such products, information or services & is not liable for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or quality of such items. Any seperate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third-parties are your responsibility and are not part of the fee, if any, charged for Youth Nation.


Your use of, and reliance on any advice or information obtained from or through Youth Nation or its services, is at your own risk. All content & services, text, graphics, inventory & software contained within or available through Youth Nation are provided to you "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Youth Nation makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, as to the operation of Youth Nation, its website, or other services.

Youth Nation disclaims all representations & warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. Youth Nation does not guarantee it will operate error-free or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, or that its servers will be free of viruses and/or other harmful components. Youth Nation is not responsible for any failures caused by server errors, misdirected or redirected transmissions, failed internet connections, interruptions in the inventory transfer system or Youth Nation services or any computer virus or other technical defect, whether human or technical in nature.


Youth Nation uses virtual currency called "Candies" and "PayPal", third-party virtual currency handlers. This currency is used to purchase virtual content & land. "PayPal" is governed by their policies.
PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/legalhub-full


  1. Virtual land is virtual space stored on our servers. It is of three-dimensional space. Youth Nation may require you to pay a fee to acquire, transfer, or access personal virtual land. Youth Nation reserves the right to modify the price of virtual land at any time.
  2. You may use the land management tools to allow or deny others access to your virtual land. Virtual land is not real and cannot be redeemed for any sum. Youth Nation reserves the right to change, control, modify or eliminate any virtual land with or without notice to you and with or without refund to you. All private virtual land in Youth Nation is subject to these terms as well as U.S. Law.
  3. Youth Nation reserves the right to randomly "spot-check" private sims to verify content and activities are within this set policy and U.S. Law. Violations will be handled accordingly.
  4. Youth Nation is not accountable for any virtual land purchased elsewhere outside of Youth Nation.


Accessing materials on Youth Nation by certain persons in certain countries may not be lawful & Youth Nation makes no representation that materials are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of the United States If you access Youth Nation from outside of the United States, You do so at your own risk & are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.


Your username/screenname is used to identify you on Youth Nation & cannot be changed or modified. Additionally, you may create a group (collectively "groups") with unique group names to form different "guilds","squads","teams" or "groups". When you choose a username or group name, or a label that can be seen by other users, you must abide by all the guidelines stated in these terms as well as the rules of common decency. If Youth Nation finds such a username to be offensive or improper, it may, in its sole discretion, change or remove the name and/or suspend or terminate your account and use of the service.

In addition, you may NOT use any name that:

  1. Incorporates vulgar language that is offensive, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racist, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
  2. Is subject to rights of any other person or entity without written authorization from said person or entity, such as impersonating a Youth Nation administrator.
  3. Is related to drugs, sex, alcohol or criminal activity.
  4. Use misspellings or an alternative spelling to circumvent the name restrictions listed above, nor can you have a "first" and "last" name that, when combined, violate the above name restrictions.


This statement underlines the Youth Nation practices with respect to the collection, use & disclosure of personal information. Personal information is information that allows us to contact you (such as email, home address or phone number), or other information, that when linked to your name or contact information, allows us to personalize your visit to our service by providing you with information that suits your interests.

Youth Nation retains all ownership rights to the information collected. Youth Nation reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove provisions of this privacy statement. Changes will be posted here & we encourage you to check back from time to time.


We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your experience & send you information about Youth Nation, its services as well as promotional material on behalf of our partners. We will only share some of this information with our advertisers or other third-parties and we will be careful to never disclose your identity or other information so sponsors cannot identify you.


To enhance our services to your preferences, we may combine information you give us on registration & other forms with other information about you that we may obtain. We do not share that information with any other party.


Youth Nation may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If we offer (RL, Real Life) shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products & services. The order form may ask for your contact information like name, email, financial information, street address, etc. We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products/services. By providing this, you authorize us to use this to fulfill your requested order.

We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your approval.


Youth Nation is not responsible for personal information you display publicly. Please remember that information you disclose publicly, becomes public information & you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


We may use your IP & MAC address to administer our services, to help diagnose problems with our servers, to analyze trends, track users, to help identify you, your shopping cart & to gather demographic information. Youth Nation reserves the right to archive log files on our servers. Youth Nation will never distribute, trade or sell copies of the log files with the exception stated in Privacy Statement section 10.


Youth Nation services may use a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how you use our services. Cookies reside on your computer & help our services to recognize you as a previous user. Cookies may be used to save & remember registration information or preferences or passwords so you don't have to re-enter it each time you use Youth Nation or its website. In addition, we may also use a "session cookie" that expires when you close your viewer/browser & does not retain any information about you after it expires.


Anyone under the age of 18 are not permitted to use Youth Nation. This service is consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Act (COPPA).

  • We do NOT collect, use or disclose personal information of children under 13 (*minimum age for Youth Nation is 18).
  • In the event a child attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration & we will delete information received from the child.
  • In the event a child creates an account by giving false information, we will attempt to delete the information once we become aware of it & terminate the account.


Youth Nation employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice. We believe we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We use internal protections to limit access to your personal information to only those employees who need it to perform a specific job.


Be aware that Youth Nation may be required to disclose your personal information to government agencies or other specific third-parties under certain legal circumstances, such as court or regulatory proceedings. If a warrant is issued for your information, Youth Nation can no longer withhold your personal information, log files and activities logged from your IP using our services and it will all be released to the warranting agency.


This agreement & any additional terms shall be governed & enforced in accordance with United States law. This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Youth Nation with respect to the use of Youth Nation services & shall not be modified, except in writing, signed by an authorized representative.

If you have any questions regarding this agreement, please contact Youth Nation:

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Youth Nation is governed by & operated in accordance with the United States of America laws. Youth Nation makes no representation that this services is governed by or operated in accordance with laws of other nations. Visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this and consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S. And waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.

All provisions of the Terms shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. This Agreement may be modified for any reason, without prior notice (unless prior notice is required by law), by posting the revised Agreement here. If at any time you do not agree to those terms and conditions, you must immediately cease your use of the system.

Your access to and use of this grid is based on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.