Breathing Space Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us.

No personally identifying information is required by, collected by, or stored at

We partner with several third party vendors to provide services, including an online registration system and checkout and email newsletter.

Any personal information you choose to give us – by email, in person, or via a third-party vendor – will only be used to help us provide you with the highest quality services, products, and support.

We will not share, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to unrelated third-parties or advertisers without your consent.

Read our full privacy disclosure for lactation and doula support clients.

Submission of Personal Information and Email Newsletters

Any personal information collected as a result of this website is entirely voluntary and will only be used to provide information and services requested.

Breathing Space uses to manage e-mailing lists and deliver e-newsletters. Contacts end up on our Mailchimp list in any of the following ways:

  • Visitors are invited to subscribe to our e-mailing list in several places on this website and that information is submitted directly to Mailchimp and not stored at
  • Students who have opted to receive emails from us when registering for a program through our MainStreetSites class registration system will be added to the email newsletter list. Students may unsubscribe from the email newsletter and still receive notices about their enrolled classes through the MainsStreetSites registration system.
  • Lactation and doula services clients who provide information via IntakeQ scheduling are not automatically added to the newsletter list, but are invited to follow the link in confirmation emails leading to a MailChimp subscription form.
  • Contacts who completed website or email surveys or provided their email at an event may have opted to receive newsletters and would be manually added to our email newsletter list.

You can update your mailing preferences and opt out of email newsletters at any time by contacting us or following the link at the bottom of every newsletter.

Mailchimp has a strong anti-spam and privacy policy which you can read here.

Class Enrollment through Main Street Sites

Breathing Space uses class management system Main Street Sites (MSS) to handle registration and payments for classes, camps, and some private appointments. MSS is secure and PCI compliant. While hosted on MSS, Breathing Space owns the client data and MSS does not contact clients directly.

  • Students who opt out of email notifications when signing up for class will receive purchase receipts and emergency scheduling notifications through the Main Street Sites emailer. These students will not receive pre-class/camp informational emails, notices about upcoming semester enrollment opportunities, or email newsletters.
  • Students who have opted to receive emails from us when registering for a program through our MainStreetSites class registration system will receive:
    • email newsletters highlighting program offerings through MailChimp. Students may unsubscribe from the Mailchimp email newsletter and still receive
    • messages specific to enroll students, class reminders, and notices about upcoming semester pre-registration through Main Street Sites
  • Use the unsubscribe links at the bottom of any message to manage your subscription or contact us about customizing your messages.

Read our full privacy disclosure for lactation and doula support clients.

Policies for Children (individuals under 13 years of age)

This website does not target children or solicit or knowingly collect user identifiable information from children under the age of 13. No information should be submitted to or posted at this website by visitors under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly accept online requests for information from guests under 13 years of age.

Parents who submit information on their children, either for class registration on MainStreetSites or individual consultations through IntakeQ, should be the legal guardian of those children with the right to make decisions on their behalf.  Children’s information is never shared with marketers or unrelated 3rd parties, but may be shared to instructors or administrators at schools hosting our programs.

Payment Information Privacy

Breathing Space processes credit card payments through MainstreetSites/NMI (online), WooCommerce/Stripe (online), IntakeQ/SquareUp (online), Paypal (online), Xero/Stripe (email invoices), and SquareUp (in person, by email invoice). Read about their policies on their respective sites.

If a client submits a paper registration form, payment information is only stored on paper long enough to process the payment.

Breathing Space complies with applicable payment privacy laws and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) processes.

External Links

This site may contain links to other web sites. Breathing Space is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Amazon Affiliate Links

Breathing Space is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

When we post links to books or other products we recommend, we use a link that could generate advertising revenue. You will find the above disclaimer duplicated and affiliate links noted where relevant.


Any questions about our website or privacy policy should be directed to us via our contact page.

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