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We appreciate your visit to our website We prioritize safeguarding your privacy and are dedicated to safeguarding your personal information. This privacy policy outlines how we manage your personal data and uphold your privacy rights. Before utilizing our Services, please thoroughly review this privacy policy.

Within this privacy policy:

Services encompass any products, content, features, technologies, or functions, along with all associated websites, applications, and services provided by us.

Platform refers to the websites, mobile apps, mobile sites, or other online properties through which we deliver our Services.

Note: Please ignore the clause if the feature is not currently available on this website. It will be made available in the near future if possible.

1.    Who are we?

Shahgi offers a variety of online resources and is a leading platform where users can effortlessly post an unlimited number of ads across various categories, completely free of charge. The site offers a user-friendly interface for ad placement, making it convenient for clients to showcase their items

To customize your experience and meet your requirements, the collection of your data is in accordance with our Terms of Use. We will call “shahgi,” “we,” “us,” or “our” in this privacy statement of these Services / Platform.

2.     What data do we collect about you?

  • Information You Provide Directly

When you sign up for our Services, we might ask for certain details about you. Here’s what we may collect:

If you sign up using your Google account: your first name, last name, and email address.

If you sign up using your Facebook account: your first name, last name as shown on Facebook, and your Facebook IDs. If you allow Facebook access through their in-app privacy option (which pops up just before you register on our Platform), we might also collect your gender, age, or email ID based on the permissions you grant.

If you sign up using your phone number: we’ll ask for your mobile number.

Additionally, depending on the choices you make while signing up or using our Services, you may decide to share more personal information, like your name, email address, mobile number, or credit card details if you want to buy our paid services according to our Terms of Use.

  • Chat Feature Communication

When you chat with other users on our Platform, we gather the information you choose to share through this feature.

  • Information Collected Automatically

When you use our Platform or Services, certain information is collected automatically:

Device Information: This includes details specific to your device, such as the operating system version and unique identifiers.

Location Information: If you post something on our Platform and allow location access, we collect and process your actual location using technologies like IP address, GPS, Wi-Fi access points, or mobile towers.

Client and Log Data: Technical information like your device’s IP address, time zone, operating system, and browser type.

Clickstream Data: Details about your activity on our Platform, like where you came from, what you searched for, which listings or ads you clicked, and how long you stayed.

Cookies and Similar Technologies: We use cookies to manage user sessions, store preferences, and deliver relevant ads. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies, but this might affect some parts of our Services.

3.     Do we collect data from children? 

Our Services are meant for people aged 18 and above. We don’t knowingly gather data from anyone under 18. If we find out that someone under 18 has given us their personal information, we’ll try our best to delete it right away.

If you live in Pakistan and you’re under 21, we can’t make a contract with you directly. If you’re under 21 and living in Pakistan, by agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you understand and agree that your guardian has read and approved its terms on your behalf. If we need your guardian’s permission to use your personal data for a specific reason as per this Privacy Policy, they must give their consent on your behalf.

4.     Why do we process your personal information?

We’ll only use your personal information when it’s allowed by law and in accordance to terms of use. Typically, we use it in these situations:

When we need to fulfill the contract we’re about to make with you, or already have with you.

When it’s necessary for our own legitimate reasons, like making our Services better and keeping our Platform safe and secure.

When we have to follow a legal or regulatory rule.

Here’s how we use your personal info:

  • To give you access to our Platform and provide our Services

If you sign in using your mobile number or email, we use your first and last name, mobile number, and/or email address to know you’re a user and let you into our Platform.

If you sign in with Facebook, we use your name and email from your Facebook account to recognize you as a user and let you into our Platform. This info is also used to give you our Services based on our Terms of Use.

We might use your email or mobile number (through text messages) to suggest Services you might like.

  • To make your Platform experience better

We use your clicks on our Platform to:

Customize content for you, like showing you more relevant search results.

  • Understand your interests and improve our Services.
  • Check how well our ads are working.

We use your location to:

Gather anonymous info about shahgi users for analysis.

Personalize content for you, like showing ads nearby.

Track how you interact with ads on our Platform.

We use your login info (email and phone number) to connect your activity on our Platform across different devices, giving you a seamless experience.

  • To keep our Platform safe and secure

We use your mobile number, login data, and unique device IDs to manage and protect our Platform.

We check your chats for fraud and to block any spam or abusive messages from other users.

We use your info to fulfill our contract with you, improve our Services, and prevent fraud, all based on our legitimate interests.

5.     How will we inform you about changes in our privacy statement?

Sometimes we might change this privacy statement. When we do, we’ll put the updates on this page. It’s up to you to check back here now and then for any changes. If you or your guardian don’t agree with the changes, you can close your account by going to your account settings and selecting “delete account.”

6.     Your rights

If you’re in Pakistan, you have these rights:

You can ask to see your personal data (known as a “data subject access request”). This lets you get a copy of the personal data we have about you and make sure we’re handling it legally.

You can ask us to correct any data we have about you. This lets you fix any incomplete or wrong data we have about you, though we might need to check the new data you give us to make sure it’s right.

You can choose to take back your consent for us to use your personal data at any time. This doesn’t change the legality of any processing we’ve already done based on the consent you gave before.

Usually, there’s no fee to access your personal data or to use any of your other rights. But if your request seems unfair, keeps happening, or is too much, we might charge a reasonable fee. Or, we might say no to your request in these cases.

We aim to answer all valid requests within a month. Sometimes, if your request is really tricky or you’ve made a lot of them, it might take us longer. If this happens, we’ll let you know and keep you in the loop.

7.     Communication and marketing

We’ll contact you through email, SMS, or in-app notifications regarding our Services/Platform. This includes confirming your registration, notifying you when your ad listing goes live or expires, and for other messages related to your transactions with us.

8.     Who We Share Your Data With

We might need to share your personal info with the following parties for the reasons mentioned in section 4 above:

Advertising and analytics providers: Sometimes, we share non-identifying info with analytics providers to improve our Services. They help us analyze how people use our Platform/Service, but we don’t share your personal info with them.

Law enforcement, regulators, and others: We might share your personal info with authorities or other relevant parties to follow the law.

If we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or assets: If our business changes, the new owners might use your personal info in the same way as explained in this privacy statement.

Publicly available info: When you post something for sale using our Services, you can choose to show certain personal info to other users, like your name, email, location, and contact number. Just remember, anything you share with other users can be shared by them with others, so be careful about what you share.

9.     For how long we store your data?

We’ll only keep your personal information for as long as we need it to achieve the reasons we collected it for as mentioned in section 4. This includes meeting any legal, accounting, or reporting obligations.

To decide how long we keep your personal info, we think about:

  • How much and what kind of info it is
  • The risk of unauthorized use or disclosure of your info
  • Why we’re using your info and if we can achieve the same goals in other ways
  • Any legal rules we need to follow

10.     Links to other third-party websites

Our Platform might have links to other websites or apps. Each of these places will have its own privacy policy. We don’t control these other places and aren’t responsible for their policies. When you leave our Platform, we suggest you read the privacy notice for every website you go to.

11.     Contact Us

For more info or to use your rights, you can reach out to our Support Team at

*Last updated May 13, 2024.

Model Town, Lahore, Pakistan
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