Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how we handle all the personal information collected from users that register on our website. We collect, use, and share personal information to help the FreeAds9ja website (‘FreeAds9ja’) work and to keep it safe (details below). Formally, Limited,  registered in Nigeria with regristration number 375910 acting itself and through any of its subsidiaries, is the ‘data manager and controller’ of your personal information. This policy is effective 17 October 2012.


Collection of Information

All information posted by users on the is publicly available on the Internet . Our servers on which your information is stored are located in the  United States. The data protection law in the United States may be less or more stringent than the laws applicable to Nigeria but FreeAds9ja will store and transmit your information in a safe, confidential and secure manner. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to the transfer and storage of your personal information on our servers in the United States. We collect and store the following personal data:

  • email address, contact information, and sometimes financial information depending on which of our service is used;
  • website log-on passwords, statistics on page views, your traffic between FreeAds9ja and ads data (all through cookies – you can take steps to disable the cookies on your browser although this is likely to affect your ability to use the site);
  • other information we store , include users’ IP address and web log information.

Information Use

We use our users’ and members’  information to:

  • provide our services to users;
  • help resolve user disputes, identify problems and resolve them;
  • encourage safe interaction and communication between users to enforce our website policies;
  • improve and customize our users’ experience, measure the interest and use of our services, and inform users about ours services and new updates;
  • inform our users about marketing and promotions that we offer to our users
  • use this information we collect to improve our services

Disclosure of Information

Your personal information will not be sold or rented to any organisation or third parties for any marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your personal information may be disclosed to legal authorities to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates others’ rights, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety (for example, if you submit false contact details or impersonate another person, we may pass your personal information to any aggrieved third party, their agent or to any law enforcement agency). We may also share personal information with:

  • Any financial service provider we use to collect for payments of our services to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, and to guide decisions about their products, services and communications.
  • Members of our corporate family will use this information to send you marketing communications only if you’ve requested their services
  • Service providers who help with our business operations.

Cookies and Web-Beacons

Our website uses web-beacon, cookies, and third parties to provide you with services that support your purchasing and selling activities within our website.  The use of these tools is limited to protect your privacy. For more information on our privacy practices, see our privacy policy.

Cookies are small files placed and stored on your computer when you browse FreeAds9ja uses both persistent/permanent and session cookies to provide an efficient service to you and help secure your account and your information. We mostly use ‘session cookies’, which are deleted automatically from your hard drive once you end your session when you log out or close your browser.

Our use of cookies;

  • Offer certain services that are only available through the use of cookies.
  • Enforce trust and safety on the website.
  • Measure promotional effectiveness
  • Enable you to enter your password less frequently on the website during a session.
  • Analyse the traffic on the FreeAds9ja website
  • Provide marketing data and other information that is targeted to what interests you.

FreeAds9ja uses cookies, to help ensure that there is no compromise of your privacy and account security and to detect any unusual behaviour to prevent your account from being taken over fraudulently.

You have the right  to decline the use of cookies on your browser. However, we would not be able to offer all the features available on the website. You may also be required to frequently re-enter your password during a session.

Web beacons

A web beacon is an electronic image, called a single-pixel or clear GIF image placed in the web page code. Web beacons are used for many of the same purposes like cookies. Moreover, web beacons are used to track the traffic patterns of users from one page to another. This is then analysed and used to follow web traffic flow .

Third parties use of cookies and web-beacons

We frequently work with third party companies that place cookies or web beacons on our websites. Then, the thrid party companies use these to compile site metrics and analytics. We use the information provided by these companies and these information is provided only to us under a service contract which includes a non-disclosure agreement to other third party companies and any use for themselves.


Using Information obtained from FreeAds9ja

You are not allowed to use any personal information collected on FreeAds9ja for any spam purposes or for selling to a third party. All personal information collected or used from may be used only to followup on another user posting or placed ad.



If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can reject the request or request a removal for the email subscription by sending us and email at any time.



We use many other security tools to protect your personal information against any unauthorized disclosure.



We may update this policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next post. We may share personal information with another company if there is a merger or buy-over with other companies.  The new company created by the merger or buy-over shall have the right to share your personal information with other companies according to this policy.


Privacy Policy last updated 5th September 2014