Privacy policy

Storm Online Technologies PLC

This Privacy Policy describes how Storm Online Technologies/shemach PLC collects, records, holds, stores, uses, discloses, transfers and processes your personal data when you visit our website- (the "Site") or mobile application (“Shemach”). Shemach shall collect and process personal data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information provided to us is protected and maintained.


a. Upon signing up to create an account with Shemach, we shall collect your personal information, including:

  • Full Name
    Store Name
    Identification number and/or details
    Phone number
    Email address
    Store Address
    GPS Coordinates of your Store

b. Storm Online Technologies may share your information with third parties but Storm Online Technologies shall ensure that third parties keep your personal information secure.


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  • a.
    Where you use the services of Storm Online Technologies, we shall be required to collect your personal data in line with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the collection or use of your personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time but please note that we will not be able to provide you with our services.
  • b.
    We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, and the date of last update will be reflected at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.
  • c.
    You will receive an email from us regarding any material changes to this Privacy Policy where it affects information collected from you in the future. You will not receive any notification from us in certain circumstances, such as in connection with an investigation of a breach of an agreement, contravention of laws, an emergency where the life, health or security of an individual is threatened, the collection of a debt or in compliance with the request of a law enforcement agency or a court order.
  • d.
    You may withdraw your consent for collection, use and disclosure at any time by sending an email using Storm’s contact details on the ‘Contact Us’ page on the Site or sending an email to Please note that, if you withdraw your consent for collection, Storm Online Technologies may suspend its provision of products and/or services to you.
  • e.
    You are deemed to have accepted the changes to our Privacy Policy where you continue to access and use the service on the Site.
  • f.
    Where you provide personal information belonging to a third party to Storm Online Technologies, we assume that the required consent of the relevant third party has been obtained by you.


a. We collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • i.
    We collect and use your personal information for the purpose of fulfilling your requests for the services on the Site or Shemach App. We also use your personal information for the purpose of understanding your needs, and communicating to you regarding all upgrades or changes to our products and services, and improving the products and services on the Site and Shemach App.
  • ii.
    We also collect and use your personal information for the purpose of complying with all applicable laws, regulations and government requests, including Customer Due Diligence, complying with Anti- Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing requirements, Know Your Customer principles and other relevant legal/regulatory requirements.
  • iii.
    We collect and use your personal information for the purpose of personalizing some of our products and services and to deliver targeted adverts and offers from Shemach and third parties upon your consent.

b. Shemach also uses your personal information for its business analysis, operational, marketing and other promotional purposes.

c. Shemach may contract third parties to provide some products and/or services on the Site or Shemach App. Shemach will provide only the personal information the affiliate companies need for the identified purposes, and Shemach will limit their rights to use and further disclose your personal information as appropriate in the course of their work for Shemach.


a. Shemach will not disclose any of your personal information to anyone else, except

  • i.
    To its employees, independent contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, business associates, service providers, suppliers and agents, acting on its behalf for any of the identified purposes;
  • ii.
    it has reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with Shemach’s rights or property, other users of the Site, products or services, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities;
  • iii.
    in the event of business transfers which may occur when we sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, personal data may be part of the transferred assets; and

b. If your account becomes inactive (that is, if you request to be removed from Shemach’s database), Shemach will keep your personal information in its archives for the duration required by relevant laws and regulations.


a. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of your personal information. You may also update us of any changes to your personal information from time to time by contacting us.

b. We may verify personal information provided by you with the help of trusted third parties. We may also request you to provide copies of documents related to your personal information for the purpose of verifying your personal information.

Contact Us

You can reach us by visiting the ‘Contact Us’ page or emailing if you are looking for information on how we process your personal data, or you wish to exercise your legal rights in respect of your personal data. You may also contact us for any inquiries related to this Privacy Policy. Services provided by Shemach shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

Last updated on the 06 Feb 2024