Your Privacy is important to us. At Voyages in Parenting we only collect personal information required to operate our website and offer services. We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our services, or protect our rights. We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Voyages in Parenting collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Voyages in Parenting’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Voyages in Parenting’s visitors use its website. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Voyages in Parenting also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Voyages in Parenting only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Aggregated Statistics

Voyages in Parenting may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our website. For instance, Voyages in Parenting may monitor the most popular pages on our site or use spam screened by an automated spam detection service to help identify spam. Voyages in Parenting may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Voyages in Parenting does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

What Personally-Identifying Information We Collect and Why We Collect It

When visitors complete a contact form, register, subscribe, or use other site features Voyages in Parenting may collect personally-identifying information from you such as name, email address or any additional information provided. The amount and type of information that Voyages in Parenting gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. The information collected may be used for the following purposes:

  • to administer newsletters, promotions, or other site features
  • to personalize user experience and improve our site
  • to respond to customer service requests
  • to engage in consultation services

Consultation client personal-identifying information collected can include name, email address, mailing address, transactional data as well as sensitive personal information such as name and ages of children, family life, personal health, or other information given during consultation. This information is collected only when necessary and appropriate for the purpose of providing effective consulting services.

Voyages in Parenting does not disclose personally-identifying information collected other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personal information with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities or services.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Voyages in Parenting discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Voyages in Parenting’s behalf or to provide services available at Voyages in Parenting’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Voyages in Parenting’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Voyages in Parenting will not rent, trade, or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Voyages in Parenting discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to comply with the law, or when Voyages in Parenting believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Voyages in Parenting, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of Voyages in Parenting and have supplied your email address, Voyages in Parenting may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Voyages in Parenting and our products.

If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Voyages in Parenting takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


When visitors leave comments on Voyages in Parenting we collect the information shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.


If you upload images to Voyages in Parenting, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Our site uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of Voyages in Parenting website, and their website access preferences. Our site visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Voyages in Parenting’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Voyages in Parenting’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

If you leave a comment on Voyages in Parenting you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on Voyages in Parenting may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, Voyages in Parenting may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Ads appearing on Voyages in Parenting may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Voyages in Parenting and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers

How Long We Retain Your Personal Information

Contact form entries are retained for six months.

Analytics records are retained for one year.

Client information and customer purchase records are retained for ten years.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on Voyages in Parenting (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Personal Information

If you have an account on Voyages in Parenting, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal information we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal information we hold about you. This does not include any information we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Ontario Early Childhood Educators

Anyone practicing in Ontario as an early childhood educator (ECE) must be a registered member of the college of early childhood educators. As a registered early childhood educator (RECE) I am required to follow all ethical and professional standards including

“respect the confidentiality of information related to children and families and obey all laws pertaining to privacy and the sharing of information. RECEs disclose such information only when required or allowed by law to do so or when the necessary consent has been obtained for the disclosure of the information. They understand that as a result of their professional knowledge and role, they are in a unique position to recognize possible signs of child abuse, neglect and family violence, and have a particular duty to report their suspicions. Source

A public register is available here to view the registration status of any member. Use the following information to conduct a search: Nicole Hudson, registration #37912.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Voyages in Parenting may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Voyages in Parenting’s sole discretion. Voyages in Parenting encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


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Last updated June 2022