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Privacy Policy

Who we are

This is my personal website with address: https://shahrammaralani.com. I would like to give you a clear picture of my privacy policy. Please read the entire policy to make sure you understand my practices fully.

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Registration to Courses on my companion and other courses: Your name and address to provide you with the content you are (or may be) looking for. Your registration is your consent to get the content and hence provide you provided your contact details.

Transactions upon purchasing my book or other products: You name, email address, billing information and payment source to provide you with the product you have purchased. Your purchase is your consent to get the product and hence you provided your information.

Subscribe or Join My Network: Your name and email address to provide you with the content I share for people who subscribe and join to my network. Your subscription is your consent to get the information by being on the subscribers list and hence you provided your information.

Submitting Comments or Questions through the website forms: Your name, email address, and notes to learn about you wanted to share in your comments or to answer to the questions you have. Comment or questions you send is giving also the consent to me to read and hence be able to help you based on the provided your information.

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media: 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.

Cookies and similar technologies

I use cookies to track you. This tracking is done to provide you with ease of use such as expediting the login to your account, as well as provide us with information on how people move about the site, what is of interest to them and what is not, and incidental items such as what percentage of users access the site from a personal computer versus a mobile phone.

You may block most cookies by adjusting your browser settings as well as responding to the cookie consent notice that appears when you first visit this site.

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 visit my login page, I 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, I 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.


Who I share your data with

To provide your with the service you have requested or other interactions you had, I my need to use the below services, hence share your data with:

  • Website management service provider
  • Website design and programming service provider
  • Financial transaction processors (to process your payments)
  • Customer service communication platform
  • Contest and survey platform
  • Email communication manager
  • Marketing funnel providers

Each of these providers are reputable companies with their own clear privacy policies.

How long I retain your data

Registration to Courses on my companion and other courses: as far as you keep your access to the course. you can decide to stop using the course. If so, you have the right to ask removing your data from the list.

Transactions upon purchasing my book or other products: Four years for tax audit purposes.

Subscribe or Join My Network: As far as you stay subscribed.

Submitting Comments or Questions through the website forms: Five years

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I 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), I 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 I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where I send your data

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

Your contact information

Your contact information entered in any of the forms like subscribe or contact are only for the purpose of remaining in touch and will not be shared with any third party. I use software to enhance your experience. Data may be processed by such software.

Additional information

How I protect your data

I use the provided solutions by WordPress and Jetpack and use my local protection software to ensure protection of my own and also your data.


I understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children. Under no circumstances shall I allow use of our services by minors without prior consent or authorization by a parent or legal guardian. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided me with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact me at [email protected].

What data breach procedures I have in place

What third parties I receive data from

I do not any receive any data about site visitors from any source.

What automated decision making and/or profiling I do with user data

Enhancing customer experience based on what you have provided me in the forms you have filled in.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements


Privacy Concerns, Contacting Us, Complaints

You can contact me with any questions or requests you have about these policies or your personal data by contacting me here.

Data Controller

Representative: Shahram G. Maralani

The Netherlands

You can contact us by sending a message here.