Privacy Policy

Sputnik Entertainment, Inc. ("Sputnik Futures") knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. By visiting the Sputnik Futures website at or using any of our services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy covers Sputnik Future’s treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that Sputnik Futures gathers when you are accessing and when you use our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Sputnik Entertainment does not own or control, or to individuals that Sputnik Entertainment Inc does not employ or manage.

We collect the following types of information from our users. 

Personal Information You Provide to Us: We receive and store any information you enter on or provide to us in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected include or may include in the future your name, age, gender, e-mail address, income, and hometown. You may choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features. The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as responding to your requests for certain information, products and services, and communicating with you about specials and new features.  

Personal Information Collected Automatically: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with or obtain services from us. Sputnik Futures automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Sputnik Futures cookie information, and the page you requested. We will also record the details of your transactions on

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its components, similar to TV ratings that indicate how many people watched a particular show. Sputnik Futures only uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. As part of this use of information, we may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our site.  

E-mail Communications: We often receive a confirmation when you open an e-mail from Sputnik Futures if your computer supports this type of program. Sputnik Futures uses this confirmation to help us make e-mails more interesting and helpful. We also compare our user list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our users.

What About Cookies?

Cookies are data that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. Sputnik Futures cookies do not collect Personal Information, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.

Will Sputnik Futures Share Any of the Personal Information it Receives?

Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. We share your Personal Information only as described below.

Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include sending email, analyzing data, and providing user services. Unless we tell you differently, Sputnik Future’s agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.

Communications in response to Inquires:  As a visitor to and Services, you will receive from Sputnik Futures e-mail communications. You acknowledge and agree Sputnik Futures may send you emails but you will the choice to option-out at any time.

Promotional Offers: Sputnik Futures allows users the option of having email alerts sent to them if there is any activity on ideas they have submitted to the site of interest. Users can opt-in to these email alerts at any time.

We do not currently send offers to users on behalf of other businesses, but reserve the right to do so. However, if we do so, we will not give the other business your name and address. If you receive an offer and do not wish to do so, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

Business Transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Sputnik Futures, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Sputnik Futures goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Sputnik Futures may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.

Protection of Sputnik Futures and Others: We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law; enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Sputnik Futures, our employees, our users, or others. This includes, without limitation, exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be given the option to prevent the sharing of this information.

Sputnik Futures may contain links to other sites. Sputnik Futures is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on

Sputnik Futures may use a user's e-mail address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding or Sputnik Futures services. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us, such as this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for changes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Sputnik Futures may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used or collected. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you via e-mail or by posting an announcement on Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses after such changes have been first posted.