FAQs & Privacy Policy

How is the artwork shipped? 

Each work is securely packed by a professional art packer and then shipped via FedEx to the requested address. Due to the value of the work, a direct signature is required verifying receipt.  We can also ship to your office or another location where you will be able to sign for the work during business hours. Our staff can accommodate your schedule. If you need a piece to either be expedited or held, email us at admin@mohammedzakariya.com  and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Oversized pieces and works on canvas will be crated in a wooden box, freight charges will apply and shall be quoted separately.

Can work be shipped internationally?

Yes, we can ship your artwork anywhere in the world. For international shipment, your artwork will be packed by a professional art handler, and then shipped via DHL or FedEx International to your desired location. Please email our staff at admin@mohammedzakariya.com for international shipment pricing and additional information. Oversized pieces and works on canvas will be crated in a wooden box, freight charges will apply and shall be quoted separately.

Do you issue certificates of authenticity? 

Certificates of authenticity are available to those that purchase a Mohammed Zakariya work of calligraphy through Linearis Institute or Mohammed Zakariya.com Their is a $25 administrative fee per document plus shipping  ( no fees for digital copies).

Do you issue appraisals?

Appraisals are available to those that purchase a Mohammed Zakariya work of calligraphy through Linearis Institute or MohamedZakariya.com. There is a $25 administrative fee per document plus shipping ( no fees for digital copies).

Once I order a work of art how quickly can I expect to receive it?

The speed of delivery will vary depending upon whether the artwork needs to be framed or reframed prior to shipping. If you are purchasing a work in its existing framing, the work will generally arrive within two weeks of our receipt of payment. If you would like the shipment of your artwork expedited, please contact our staff at admin@mohammedzakariya.com for expedited shipping timelines and pricing. *Due to Covid-19, there may be significant delays with shipping, however you will be sure to receive your artwork in a safe and secure manner.

 Can Mr. Zakariya be hired on a project basis for his expert opinion?

Yes, Mr. Zakariya has been involved in many projects both in the usa and internationally. His fee varies depending on the scope and length of the project and can be built either on an hourly basis or on a per project lump sum. Please contact us at admin@mohammedzakariya.com to tell us more about your project so we can send you a quote.

 Does Mr. Zakariya do media appearances?

Yes, Mr. Zakariya has appeared in television episodes, movies and youtube channels and interviews. Please submit your request to admin@mohammedzakariya.com telling us the name of your organization, purpose of the media appearance and estimated duration of the appearance. Fees vary depending on the nature of the appearance.

Can I meet with Mr. Zakariya in person? 

At this stage of Mr. Zakaiya’s career appointments are reserved for those who wish to acquire a work of calligraphy or engage him in a contractual project.  

How can I be a student of Mohammed Zakariya?

At this time Mohammed Zakariya is not accepting new students.

How do commissions work?

We are currently accepting requests for commissions, however please be aware at the time of your requests he may not be accepting any new commissions. 

How do I get permission to use an image of Mr.Zakariya’s  calligraphy in my book, publication, media project or design?

This falls under the category of obtaining copyright permission/use permission. There will be a fee assessed for use, the amount of which can vary depending on the publication. Payment is required for the use of any image of Mr. Zakariya’s calligraphy. The right to use and or publish an image of Mohammed Zakariya’s works is controlled by Fine Art Group, LLC and also acquires the artist’s permission. Publishers may require a high resolution for publication (usually 300ppi). These may come from archives, artist’s collections or supplied from stock photos. If photography is required of any of his artworks there will be a fee associated with that process.

What are the requirements for arranging viewing of Mr. Zakariya’s works for academic research?

Mohammed Zakariya’s calligraphy is available for academic research. Scholars must arrange appointments to view the collection in California where his collection resides. Please note a signed agreement must be arranged prior to the viewing, and administrative fees must be paid in advance before an appointment is secured. 

What are the exhibition loan requirements?

To make a request to borrow an item or items for exhibition, a letter of request should be sent at least 6 months in advance of the loan period. *

The letter should include information regarding the following:       

  • title of exhibition
  • dates of exhibition
  • place of exhibition, including tour venues 
  • title(s) or name(s) of work(s) being requested
  • name(s) of exhibition curator(s)
  • description of the premise or purpose of the exhibition
  • information about catalog (general contents, name of publisher, etc.)
  • date work(s) needed for loan
  • assurance that all costs (loan fees, packing, shipping, insurance, etc.) will be paid by borrower
  • statement of availability of facilities report upon request

* Please note that a signed loan agreement must be executed before the beginning of the loan period. Among other possible fees are matting, framing, unframing, mounts, loan fees, and photography for use in the catalog or for other exhibition-related purposes. Upon review you may be asked to provide further documentation such as a facilities report. For a work of high value, a courier may be required (including costs for transportation, hotel, per diem).

Privacy Policy 

MohamedZakairya.com (“we”) consider the privacy and protection of our clients’ data, both corporate and personal, to be of the utmost importance and we take robust measures across our business to protect the security and integrity of all such information.

However, the law requires us to take particular steps in relation to the processing and protection of personal data. To ensure that you feel confident about providing us with your personal information when communicating with us and using our services, we outline below our practices in relation to the collection and use of personal data. This policy (together with our Terms & Conditions for Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which we will collect, use and process personal data. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to ensure you understand how we handle your personal data; please also check this page from time to time as the Policy may be updated.

Information We May Collect from You 
We may collect and process the following information about you:

  • information you provide by filling in forms on our website (www.MohamedZakariya.com); and information given in hard copy form or by any other means providing: your name; date of birth; address; interests; marketing preferences; when appropriate your credit information; and any other personal information relevant to the services we provide. This information may be provided when you are registering interest, transacting with us, subscribing to our services or for newsletters or requesting information;
    ·       correspondence or other contacts you may have with us; 
    ·       details of transactions you carry out through our website, and any communications by telephone, in person or by any other means relating to those transactions. This may include recording certain telephone conversations, for example relating to bidding; 
    ·       details of your visits to our website including, but not limited to, traffic data, web logs or other communication data and the resources you access.

The information you provide to us will be used for processing transactions but may also be used for internal data processing, such as compiling statistical information about your interests and the use of www.MohamedZakariya.com. As a service to you, we may also use this information to customize the content we offer on www.MohamedZakariya.com

Specific Information We May Collect Via www.MohamedZakariya.com 
We may collect and process the following information obtained from your use of www.MohamedZakariya.com

  • Cookies
    A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket. Using our website will result in us placing cookies on your computer in the 3 categories set out below.
  • Strictly necessary: These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website; many of the functions on our website will not work properly, or at all, if you do not allow these cookies to be used. We may therefore be unable to provide many of the services you may wish to request unless you accept the use of these cookies.
    ·       Performance: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor: all information these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. The information is only used to improve how the website works. 
    ·       Functionality: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features (for example, remembering changes you have made to text size and fonts).

If you reside outside the EU, we also use a fourth type of cookie for Targeting or Advertising:

  • Targeting or Advertising: We sometimes partner with third parties to deliver more relevant advertisements and to compile web statistics. These third parties may use cookies, web beacons and other tracking technology to monitor your visits to both MohamedZakairya.com’s and other websites. They monitor your online behavior and identify website usage, helping advertisers show you advertising and content that is more relevant to you. Some examples of what Targeting and Advertising Cookies do:
  • Provide advertisers with information about your visit to our websites so they can show you advertising that is relevant to you.
    ·       Limit the number of times you see an advertisement. 
    ·       Help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

Don’t worry – none of these cookies store personally identifiable information and we only use trusted advertising partners. Just so you know, these third parties will have their own privacy policies and they may be different from ours.

  • IP Address
    We may collect information about your computer, including your internet address, operating system and browser type when you visit us. Your internet address is used to help identify and gather statistical or demographic information about our customers generally. We also use this information for internal system administration to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our website and the customer or user experience.

How is this Personal Information Used?

MohamedZakairya.com will collect, record, store and use your personal data world-wide among the MohamedZakairya.com group companies for clearly specified purposes including but not limited to:

  • providing you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we believe would interest you in a way that is targeted and relevant. This could include but is not limited to auctions, private sales, storage services and transportation, valuations, real estate, education and insurance;
    ·       carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; 
    ·       notifying you about changes to our products and services; 
    ·       ensuring that our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer 
    ·       selling or purchasing property or services 
    ·       (unless you object,) advising you of forthcoming sales, events and services.

We may contact you for the above purposes by telephone call, email, text or SMS messaging and other means.

Sharing Information 
We will not share your personal data with anyone outside the MohamedZakairya.com group other than in accordance with the law and as stated in this Policy. Each of the countries in which we operate has different privacy laws. Our Privacy Policy will reflect those.

We may from time to time however need to disclose your personal data to certain third parties.

  • Agents or Contractors of MohamedZakairya.com
    We may need to disclose certain personal information to our Agents or Contractors to enable MohamedZakairya.com to process transactions or communicate with you. Where we do so it will be on the basis that these agents/contractors are required to keep the information confidential and secure, and will not use the information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for MohamedZakairya.com.
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Regulatory Authorities
    We may need to retain and disclose certain information about you to regulatory authorities and to appropriate agencies to conduct anti-money laundering and trade sanction checks and to assist with fraud prevention, in particular, in compliance with our AML obligations and in relation to trade sanctions. We will disclose this information as is required by law.
  • Credit Agencies
    We may need to disclose certain personal information about you to credit agencies to conduct appropriate checks when you are transacting with us.
  • Legal Disclosures
    While we will not voluntarily disclose your personal data we may disclose such information if we are required to do so by a valid Court Order, if we are lawfully requested by government or law enforcement authorities, if we are required to do so pursuant to other legal processes, or if it becomes necessary to protect the rights or property of MohamedZakairya.com.

Worldwide Transfers and Processing 
As a global organization, MohamedZakairya.com may process your personal information as described above in countries outside of the EEA. Each of these countries has differing privacy laws offering different levels of protection for your personal information. Our Privacy Policy reflects these varying practices and we will act in accordance with this Policy in all jurisdictions we operate in. By providing your personal information to MohamedZakairya.com, you consent to us processing your personal information in any jurisdiction, in accordance with this Policy.

Contacting You 
In order to provide you with marketing information about our products and services, we may contact you by email, text, SMS or any other messaging service, telephone, fax and by post. At the bottom of any marketing emails you will have a clearly marked unsubscribe option from future mailings. In addition, you may at any time send an email to suleyman@mohamedzakariya.com asking for your name to be removed from our lists.

Your Rights 
You have the legal right to a copy of the information, which we hold about you, including information on how this will be used and to ensure this information is accurate. You also have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes – you can exercise this right by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect data or at any time by contacting us at suleyman@mohamedzakariya.com.

We will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the security and integrity of all personal information provided to our website, or by any other means electronic or otherwise.

We will ensure that your personal data within MohamedZakairya.com is suitably protected against both unauthorized physical and electronic access. These measures include an electronic firewall and various other protection measures that involve virus scanning, installation of security patches, vulnerability testing, backup and recovery planning, employee training, security audits and other steps designed constantly to improve the data protection posture. However, we cannot guarantee that information during transmission through the Internet or any computer network is entirely safe from unauthorized intrusion, access or manipulation. We will have no liability for disclosure of information due to errors or unauthorized acts of third parties. In any event, where we believe personal data has been compromised, we will notify you of this.

Third-Party Websites 
The MohamedZakairya.com’s site may contain links to other websites, which are not operated by MohamedZakairya.com. The information you provide to us will not be transmitted to other websites. However, these websites may collect personal information about you in accordance with their own privacy policies. MohamedZakairya.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

How long will MohamedZakairya.com keep my personal information? 
We will hold your information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or for as long as is specified in any agreement between you and us.

Changes to this Policy 
We reserve the right to amend or update this Privacy Policy and any of our privacy practices at any time. We will notify users of this website by posting any updated policy on this page and such changes will be effective immediately and without further notice. Where appropriate, we may notify you directly of changes to the Privacy Policy either through email or a prominent notice on our website.

If you have any queries in relation to the use and protection of your personal data please contact us at suleyman@mohamedzakariya.com.


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