Privacy/Legal

PRIVACY

At Sweet Futures we value our customers, and maintaining customer trust and confidence is our highest priority. While it is necessary that we and the FCM of your choice obtain accurate and current information about our customers in order to provide the highest level of customer service, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’ information.

Sweet Futures and its FCM’s will never sell your personal information to anyone. We will not use or distribute your personal information in any way without prior notification to you. We promise that we will uphold the privacy policies and procedures as set forth below.

Information we collect about our customers

  • The personal information we collect from you comes from information you supply to your FCM in account opening applications (whether written or electronic), or in other forms you may provide.. This information may include your name, address, social security number or tax identification number, and financial information about you.
  • Information regarding your transactions including your trading history, your history of meeting margin calls or your use of the various services and products that we provide.
  • Information about your credit history and information we may receive from your broker or associated person and other consumer reporting agencies.
  • “Cookies” are small text files consisting of encrypted information assigned to a computer’s browser. Cookies do not collect or transmit your personal information. For users of the non-public areas of our website or electronic trading platforms that require a User ID or password, Sweet Futures may use cookies to identify you so that you do not have to input your password multiple times as you navigate our site. Sweet Futures may also use cookies for administrative purposes, such as to maintain security on our site.

Information we may share about our customers

  • Sweet Futures and its FCM’s will not sell personal information regarding our current or former customers.
  • Sweet Futures and its FCM’s may share personal information about our current and former customers with our affiliated companies and service providers around the world. Your personal information will remain subject to the strictest confidentiality protections.
  • To the extent that we may engage unaffiliated companies to assist in providing services on our website, such providers will be subject to stringent contractual requirements to maintain the confidentiality of any personal information they may obtain in connection with the performance of their services for us. We will make every effort to make sure that they receive the minimum amount of personal information necessary and will be allowed to retain that information only for as long as necessary in order to provide such services. Such service providers will be allowed to use personal information only in the course of providing services to Sweet Futures, FCM’s and only for the purposes that we authorize.

Information we may disclose

  • We may disclose information about current or former customers in order to cooperate with legal or regulatory authorities or pursuant to a court order or subpoena.
  • We may also disclose personal information as necessary to perform credit checks, collect debts, enforce our legal rights or otherwise protect our interests and property.

Security

Sweet Futures is committed to the protection of your personal information and of your privacy.

  • Only authorized Sweet Futures and it’s FCM’s employees or agents will have access to your personal information. All of our employees, affiliates and service providers are held to the highest standards of privacy and security.

If this privacy policy changes you will be notified through the Sweet Futures website or in other appropriate ways. If you have questions relating to this policy, please contact your Sweet Futures representative.

LEGAL

WEBSITE USER AGREEMENT
Sweet Futures makes available information, materials, products and services on this website subject to the following terms and conditions and the terms and conditions of all applicable account and other 3rd party vendor agreements, disclaimers and the legal notices that appear on this website and/or must be agreed by you in the account opening process with an FCM. By accessing this site, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined below, in addition to those contained in such agreements, disclaimers and legal notices. Sweet Futures and the vendors offered retain the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time at its sole discretion. The prices, fees, costs and other terms of all products and services offered on this website are subject to change at any time and from time to time without notice.

This site is presented solely for informational purposes and to provide access to certain electronic products or services. No offer to buy or sell futures, securities derivative products or foreign exchange of any kind, or any type of investment or trading advice or strategy is made, given or in any manner endorsed by Sweet Futures. You are fully responsible for any investment or trading decisions you make, and such decisions should be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment or trading objectives, risk tolerance and liquidity needs.

RISKS OF ELECTRONIC TRADING
Account access, trade executions and system response and performance may be adversely affected, including delays and failures, as a result of: market volatility, trading volumes, illiquidity, quote delays, system and software errors, data or server outages, Internet traffic and capacity and other market conditions or factors. One or more of these factors may occur before or after you place a trade, resulting in a delayed or failed order placement, order cancellation, trade execution and/or acknowledgement of any of those actions. You are solely responsible for such risks.

WEBSITE LINKS
This website contains or may contain references and links to other companies and/or their websites, none of which is under the control of Sweet Futures. Sweet Futures makes no representations, warranties or endorsements whatever about any other websites to which you may have access through the Sweet Futures website or any products or services of those other companies even if the products or services of those other companies or their websites are described or offered on Sweet Futures website or integrated with any of the products or services offered by an FCM.

DISCLAIMERS
Except as expressly provided in an agreement between you and an FCM selected by Sweet Futures, all products, services, information, software and system performance offered or provided in this site are offered and/or provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose.

You use this site and all products and services at your own risk. In no event shall Sweet Futures be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any financial losses or damages whatever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of (or errors in) service, software, data, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of the theory of liability.