Financial Express (Holdings) Limited (“we”, “our”, “us” and derivatives) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use, sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us relating to your use of any of the below websites (“sites”).


For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

You confirm that all information you supply is accurate.


In order to provide personalised services to and analyse site traffic, we may use a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the sites to operate and may be used to deliver you different content, depending on the type of investor you are.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

  • to present content effectively;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which may interest you, tailored to your specific interests, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts between you and us;
  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to improve our content by tracking group information that describes the habits, usage, patterns and demographics of our customers.

We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Our sites contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


If you want more information or have any questions or comments relating to our privacy policy please email in the first instance.

 Information  X 
Enter a valid email address


  Print      Mail a friend       Annual reports

Monday 18 April, 2005


Board appointments

18 April 2005

18 April 2005

                    BETonSPORTS strengthens management team
                          with key board appointments

BETonSPORTS, one of the world's largest US facing online sportsbooks, announces
the appointment of two new board members: Clive Archer who, as Operations and
Marketing Director, will be responsible for directing day to day activities in
Costa Rica and Richard Creed who, as Commercial Director, will be responsible
for assessing new business opportunities and commercial activities generally.

Clive Archer, aged 50, has over 28 years of business and management experience
and joins the group from his position of Business Development Director, Carmen
Media Group Ltd, one of the top 5 remote gaming companies in the world. Based in
Gibraltar, Clive has been responsible for expanding business into new
geographical territories and products, creating and managing strategic
partnerships and establishing Carmen's new sportsbook, to complete the company's
existing internet properties of 10 Casino brands and 4 Poker brands.

Richard Creed, aged 49, was previously a partner in Casson Beckman, Chartered
Accountants, where he specialised in corporate finance activities particularly
mergers and acquisitions. Since leaving them in 1992, he has worked for a number
of organisations on change and risk management projects as well as opening
operations in the Far East.'

Commenting on the appointments, Clive Parritt, Chairman, BETonSPORTS said:

'We are delighted that Richard and Clive are joining the Group. Richard, with
his extensive experience of business planning and mergers & acquisitions, will
bring additional firepower to our executive team and Clive, with his expertise
within the Gaming Sector will add tremendous insight into our future strategic
positioning and operations development.'

The following additional information is provided with respect to Clive Richard
Archer and Richard Edward Creed:

Save for Richard Creed who was a director of Intelligence Exchange Networks
Limited when it entered into a creditors voluntary arrangement and World Health
Network Singapore Pte Limited when it was wound up on 15 July 2004, neither
Richard Creed nor Clive Archer:

(i)   has any unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences;

(ii)  has been declared bankrupt or entered into any individual voluntary
      arrangements with his creditors;

(iii) has  been a director of any company which has been placed in
      receivership, liquidation, administration, been subject to a voluntary
      arrangement or any composition or arrangement with its creditors generally 
      or any class of its creditors whilst he was a director of that company or 
      within the twelve months after he ceased to be a director of that company;

(iv)  has  been a partner of any partnership at the time of or
      within 12 months preceding any compulsory liquidation, administration or
      partnership voluntary arrangements of such partnership;

(v)   has  been a partner of any partnership at the time of or
      within 12 months preceding a receivership of any assets of such 

(vi)  has  had any of his assets subject to any receivership; and

(vii) has been the subject of any public criticism by statutory or
      regulatory authorities or has ever been disqualified by a court from 
      acting as a director of a company or from acting in the management or 
      conduct of the affairs of any company.

Richard Creed is a director of Wimbledon (Lakeside) Cricket Ground Limited,
Health Project Management Limited, Film and Television Associates Limited and in
the last five years has been a director of Healix Limited and Debtor Management
Services Limited.

Clive Archer is currently a director of Interactive Circle Limited and Stake and
Chips Limited.

                                -         Ends -


BETonSPORTS                                          +44 (0) 7713 621274

Clive Parritt

Citigate Dewe Rogerson                               +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Ginny Pulbrook / Ged Brumby

Notes to Editors

 1. BETonSPORTS is one of the world's leading on-line and telephone sportsbook
    and casino operator. The company admitted to trading on AIM, London Stock
    Exchange in July 2004

 2. The Group gained its first internet sportsbook operating license in Antigua
    in 1997.  At the peak of high season in the financial year ended 31 January
    2004, it employed over 1,600 employees in Antigua, Costa Rica, the Dominican
    Republic and the United Kingdom

 3. has been ranked the number one sportsbook by a number of
    leading industry organizations, including the Offshore Gaming Association
    (OSGA), the International Sports Book Council (ISBC) and Insiders Football

 4. Over 33 million sportsbook and casino bets were placed with the Group in the
    financial year ended 31 January 2004.  This equates to more than one bet
    every second, and approximately 90% of all the bets it received were taken
    over the internet. Further information on the company can be found at

                      This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange