Thank you for visiting the Taking Control of Your Diabetes web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note:  The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for the website only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill you specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Cookie/Tracking Technology
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Privacy Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By Email:  |  By Phone: 858.755.5683

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.


Donations are refundable provided that:

  • The refund request is made within 30 days of the donation.
  • The refund request must be submitted in writing to: TCOYD®, 990 Highland Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075 and must include the date, amount, method of payment of the donation, and the full name and address of the donor requesting the refund.


We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by Taking Control Of Your Diabetes® (TCOYD®), both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the TCOYD® website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.


All Exhibitor/Sponsor/Advertiser applications are subject to review and approval by TCOYD®. Exhibitors/Sponsors/Advertisers shall be limited to those companies or other entities offering materials, products, or services of specific interest to TCOYD® attendees that are in alignment with the TCOYD® mission. TCOYD® reserves the right to determine the appropriateness and/or eligibility of any product or service displayed or promoted.


The information contained in or provided through the TCOYD® programs, videos, articles and other avenues of communication is for purposes of general consumer education only and though it is professional medical advice, always consult your doctor for medical diagnosis and treatment in addition to any changes in your medication or devices. The use of this information is your full responsibility with the understanding and agreement that TCOYD® is not liable for claim, loss, or damage occurring as a result of its use.