This website is operated by Youth Diabetes Action (YDA). is a site operated by Youth Diabetes Action (YDA). We are a charitable organisation, charity reference no: 91/6220.

Terms of Use

Intellectual property rights
The YDA name and logo are the intellectual property of YDA and may not be used without our written permission. All other trade marks and logos used on this site are the trade marks and logos of their respective owners, and you do not have any licence or right to use any of them.

The site and all its contents are the intellectual property of YDA or are included with the permission of the owner of such content. They are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may view and display design, text and graphics and may electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of personal, non-commercial use. Any other storage, copying, transmission, distribution or other use of the material on this site is prohibited without our prior written permission. In particular, you must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

No reliance on information
This site is intended to provide information for general use only and should not be considered a substitute for professional advice covering any specific medical, scientific or other information. You must obtain appropriate professional advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on the completeness, accuracy or currency of any information contained in this site. In particular, if you have questions or concerns about individual health matters or the management of your diabetes, please consult your physician.

Save as set out below, we accept no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage or other harm arising from any reliance placed on such information by the recipient of such information or any other person who relies on it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site or contained in any communication is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Any opinions expressed on the site are our own and are subject to change.

Unless agreed in writing, information we provide on our site is not intended for use in any Court proceedings, Tribunal or other similar forum.

Limitation of our liability
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • the use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • the use of, or reliance on, any content displayed on our site, or any action or decision taken as a result of using the site or the content displayed on it.

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes. Please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of third party websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Further, due to the inherent nature of the internet, error, interruptions and delays may occur in the services at any time and it may be necessary, on occasions, to close or suspend the availability of the site for repairs, maintenance or development. Accordingly, this site is provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind and we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information (including in respect of any information or material provided by third parties (including advertising) or information on other web sites to which this site may be linked from time to time or any interruption in availability of the site.

Please note that different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods by us to you.

You agree to only use our site and the material on the site in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations, is consistent with these Terms and Conditions of Use and does not infringe the rights of any third parties or restrict or inhibit their use or enjoyment of the site.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Linking to our sites
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact

Third party links and resources on our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We do not take any responsibility for the content of third party websites. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. The existence of a link between this and any other organisation’s site does not imply that we endorse the activities or views of those organisations. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or are accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties.

Although the website uses encryption security software in areas where online payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by you when transmitting information by means of email or other internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by you and in no event shall any such loss in whole or in part be borne by us or our agents.

Privacy Policy

Youth Diabetes Action (YDA) is committed to protecting your privacy.

Types of Data Collected

This website may also place a “cookie” on your machine, for example to provide personalized services. This information may include, but not limited to, relevant login and authentication details as well as information relating to your activities and preferences across this website. Failure to supply such data may result in YDA being unable to provide its services to you.

Purposes for which data are used

Data collected or to be collected by YDA may be used for the following purposes:
1. sending to you direct marketing and promotional materials of services provided by and events organised by YDA;
2. handling and following up enquiries and donations and matters related hereto;
3. conducting visitor, donor, volunteer and service surveys;
5. meeting the requirements to make disclosure under requirements of any law binding on YDA;
6. purposes relating thereto.

Disclosure of Personal Data

Data held by YDA relating to you will be kept confidential. YDA may, where such disclosure is necessary to satisfy the purpose, or a directly related purpose, for which the data was collected provide such data to the following parties:
1. any subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, or affiliates of YDA;
2. any agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides services to YDA, its subsidiaries, holding companies, affiliates, and associated companies in connection with the operation of their business;
3. any other person or company who is under a duty of confidentiality to YDA, its subsidiaries, holding companies, affiliates, and associated companies and has undertaken to keep such information confidential.
4. any person or persons who have a right under the Ordinance to gain access to such data.

Access and Correction of Personal Data

You have the right to:
1. check whether YDA holds any personal data relating to you and the right of access to such data;
2. require YDA to correct any data relating to you which is inaccurate; and
3. ascertain YDA policies and practices in relation to personal data.
Request for access and correction of data and the kinds of data held should be addressed in writing to:

Youth Diabetes Action
Flat B17, 9/F, Block B
94 To Kwa Wan Road, To Kwa Wan

YDA may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or permitting corrections to your information.

Your consent

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this privacy policy statement.


YDA may modify this privacy policy statement from time to time at its discretion. By continuing to use this website following such changes to this privacy policy statement, you agree to be bound by such modifications.

Our Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They make your online interactions faster and easier.

Types of cookies

On this website we use two types of cookies:

Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies which are stored during your browsing session. They are automatically deleted from your computer or device when you close your browser.

Some of the things we use session cookies for include:

  • allowing you to move from page to page on our website
  • remembering what you have in your shopping basket
  • allowing us to take payment for and complete your order

Persistent Cookies: These are cookies which are not deleted from your computer or device after you have visited our website. These cookies help us to remember you and your preferences when you come back to this website.

Some of the things we use persistent cookies for include:

  • remembering your journey around our website
  • remembering your preferences when you come back to our website
  • allowing you to interface with social media sites

Cookies we use

Below contains details of the cookies YDA uses and why. The data YDA collects and records via cookies are completely anonymous. The data will never contain any of your personal details.

Google Analytics  –  Collects information about how our visitors use our website. We use this information to help us improve the website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form such as the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Facebook Cookies/Tracking Pixels  – Collects information about how our visitors use our website. We use this information to help us improve the website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form such as the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

How do I manage cookies?

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through your browser settings. You can check how to manage cookies by clicking on the link below which relates to your browser:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox

If your web browser is not detailed above or you are using a mobile device, please consult your user manual or online help guide for details on how to control cookies. To find out more about cookies and how to manage them, you may wish to visit

Please remember that all of the links above are third party websites. We do not endorse them and are not responsible for their contents.

What happens if I disable cookies?

If you disable cookies it may affect the service you receive from our website and other websites. For example you may not be able to view images.

Please remember that if you wish to disable cookies you will need to do this each time you visit our website.

YDA Cookies Policy does not cover any third party websites that are linked to YDA. If you click through to these websites, they may set cookies on your computer. To understand which cookies are used by these companies and how they use your data, please read their privacy and cookies policies. We accept no responsibility or liability for these third party websites.

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