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.

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Tuesday 06 November, 2007


SDN and QVC extend contract

06 November 2007

November 6, 2007

For immediate release

SDN and QVC extend Freeview carriage contract

SDN Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITV plc, announces today that it has
extended its DTT carriage contract with the QVC channel until 2022.

Jeff Henry, Managing Director of ITV Consumer said:

'SDN is delighted to renew its relationship with QVC. The contract extension
underlines the on-going strength of the Freeview capacity market, providing for
substantially improved terms for SDN, effective immediately, and longer term
benefits for QVC including certainty of carriage on the UK's largest digital
television platform - Freeview. The new arrangements will also continue to allow
SDN to share in QVC's success as the market leading home shopping brand on


Notes to editors

SDN originally signed a carriage agreement with QVC in 2002 which was due to
terminate in November 2010. This agreement has now been extended.

About SDN
SDN is a digital terrestrial television (DTT) multiplex operator, acquired by
ITV plc in March 2005.  It holds the licence from Ofcom to broadcast DTT
channels over a specified bandwidth, and constitutes roughly a sixth of current
DTT capacity. SDN derives its income from content providers who would like their
channels to be broadcast to the nation's growing numbers of DTT homes.  The
channels are then marketed to consumers as part of the Freeview and Top Up TV

Within SDN's current capacity of up to ten full videostreams, half is reserved
under the 1996 Broadcasting Act for use by Five which broadcasts its three
channels on DTT and sub-licenses the remainder of the capacity to Top Up TV. The
other channels carried by SDN are Price Drop TV, Bid TV, Nuts TV, EMAP radio
(Smash Hits & Mojo) and Teletext Holidays.

About QVC

QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to
the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia
retailers in the world, with annual revenue of more than $7 billion.  Its
programming is distributed to more than 166 million homes worldwide.

QVC UK is the largest TV shopping channel in Britain with net sales of £331
million in 2006. It offers a wide variety of brand name products in apparel &
beauty, jewellery, home innovation and home style.  The channel broadcasts 24
hours a day, 364 days a year with 17 hours of live programming each day (from
09:00 to 02:00 UK time).  QVC is available to over 21 million digital
terrestrial, satellite and cable homes in the UK.  QVC's website,,
was ranked 6th in the Hitwise Shopping & Classified - Department Stores category
based on the market share of UK visits it received throughout 2006.

For further enquiries please contact:

ITV plc
Tel: 0844 8818000
Press enquiries
Hannah Bailey - Corporate Communications Manager
Jim Godfrey - Director of Corporate Affairs

Investor enquiries
Georgina Blackburn - Head of Investor Relations

Tulchan Communications
Tel: 0207 353 4200
Andrew Grant
Susannah Voyle
David Allchurch

Website:; investor information:

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