Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, the creator of the app did confirm that yes, Sarahah is indeed harvesting your contacts and saving your data to their servers but that is for a feature that will come to play later.
The primary argument against Sarahah is the fact that they are "stealing" your data because the app does not have a feature which would need access to your contacts.
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Sarahah is estimated to have been downloaded by over 18 million people worldwide from Apple and Google's online stores and until recently, it reportedly ranked number three on the most downloaded free app for iPhones and iPads. On both iOS and Android, there is no mention of data being uploaded to a server. For users who are anxious about their privacy on Sarahah, you can go to the Sarahah website and remove your account from the app. The typical option to search for your contacts is also missing.