Privacy and Terms

Privacy, Terms and conditions

Copyright Notice:


All pages of Web Site are: Copyright © Walia Technologies PLC, All Rights Reserved.


Our Mission:


Shemssu is a customer to customer, business to customer and business to business portal that allows users to exchange items online. Our teams in Shemssu want to make it possible for a farmer in Oromia, Ethiopia to sell his products to someone in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or a person in Kenya to sell a car to someone in South Africa with no middle man.Our goal is connecting every city in Africa to each other and to the rest of the world through trade.


You are free to use the site if you want buy/sell items or even give out your stuffs for free. However, exchanging illegal items using this site is a crime and you might be punished by court of law.


Why are we different?


It is free to trade or post any advertisement and you don’t have to create an account but creating an account helps you to track your existing trades and advertisements and you can easily repost them to the site. We invest a lot of precious time and money to advertise on a national and international level of well-known news channels and airlines magazines, Google, as well as social media such as Facebook and Twitter so your posts can get even bigger audiences worldwide.




Shemssu™ is a registered trade mark of Walia Technologies PLC and you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of this service.


Warranty Disclaimer/Terms:


This website and all of the information it contains are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.




  • Please do not perform any kinds of payment to anyone who you have no information regarding the accountability of.
  • Please do not comply to the request of funds wiring (e.g. via Western Union) as it increases the risk of scamming.
  • Please do not accept any forms of cashier check, certified check, or money check as you will be held responsible by the bank should forgery occurs.
  • Transactions can only be done between users of Shemssu. No guarantee will be provided by any third party.
  • Please do not provide any personal financial information such as your bank account detail information to anyone.
  • Please perform a direct, first-person check to a rented/sold property to ensure that it is in accordance with the advertisement before making any deal for transactions. If not possible, please refrain to proceed.
  • Please prioritize to deal with locals you can meet in person and be extra cautious of offers that involve shipping.




We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies:


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.


You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Links to other websites:


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information:


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:


Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your preferences at any time by writing to or emailing us at:


Walia Technologies P.L.C

Kifle Ketema: Kirkos

Wereda: 03

Suite: 301, Medico Building (Wolo Sefer)

P.O.Box - 62050

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Tel:  +251114702071

Fax: +251114702233           


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


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