Privacy Policy


Who we are

Our website address is You may also know us as Maison d’Evangeline, More Beautiful Good (our Medium publication), BibliOBSESSED (our web shop), E.H. Bellefontaine or Evangeline Henry Bellefontaine (the pen name for our main writer/editor).

If you need to reach us regarding our privacy policy, you may contact us at 302 Washington St., #150-1999, San Diego, CA 92103.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may collect certain personal data from users and site visitors, such as name, email address, personal account preferences; transactional data, such as purchase information; and technical data, such as information about cookies.

We collect this data in order to provide the services and resources outlined within our site(s) and with the active consent the user has given (by continuing to use our site and/or resources and/or by opting in to services).

Personal data may not just be created by a user’s interactions with this site. Personal data might also be generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embeds.


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as 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.


If you upload images to the website, 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.

Contact forms

For users that submit a form on our website, we store the personal information provided within the form. We retain this information indefinitely for customer service purposes, but unless you have double-opted in for marketing or email subscriptions, we do not use information submitted through contact forms for marketing purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site, 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 have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data 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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site 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 data 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.


We use third-party analytic software (Google Analytics, Analytify, Statify) to better understand our website’s search engine optimization. Please visit those services’ websites to learn what information may be gathered about you while visiting our site, as well as how to opt out from tracking.


Any visitor-chosen search filters and query data is used in order to process search requests and for site analytics.

Who we share your data with

We only share your data with third-party applications if necessary to complete a transaction or if required by a specific functionality of the site (example, PayPal, social media, etc.). We do not sell our email lists.

How long we retain your data

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 our website (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 data

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

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

contact information

If you need to reach us regarding privacy-specific information, please mail us at 302 Washington St., #150-1999, San Diego, CA 92103.

Additional information

Information regarding our privacy policies is provided to the best of our knowledge.

How we protect your data

We use the security protocols and recommendations of our web host (SiteGround), blog platform (, and any other third-party companies (example, PayPal, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.).

Guiding Quote

A house extends skyward.
Like a tiny but proud cathedral,
it wishes to generate the highest
and the best in its inhabitants.
— John Truby

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