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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.

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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.

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We store and use information you provide as follows:

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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.

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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.


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Virtue Broadcasting (WTV)

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Monday 04 October, 2004

Virtue Broadcasting

UN Sponsorship

Virtue Broadcasting PLC
04 October 2004

Embargoed Release: 07:00hrs Monday 4th October 2004

                             VIRTUE BROADCASTING PLC

                                 ('The Group')

                    United Nations Broadcast Sponsorship Deal

Virtue Broadcasting plc, is pleased to announce that the United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) has formally extended its partnership with the
Group through the full broadcast sponsorship of its ground breaking television
series 'The Business of Development'. The series airs on CNBC Europe and CNB
World to over 100 million homes across Europe and the US.

The series, which is a first of its kind, is produced by World Television, the
Group's content production company. Further support for the series comes from
the series partners the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and HRH Prince
of Wales' International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF).

Filmed in different international locations each week including recently China,
South Africa and Morroco, the series examines how sustainable development
projects, best corporate practices and innovative North-South technology
transfers can help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs,
endorsed by all nations at a UN Summit in 2000, are eight, achievable goals that
target improvements in education, maternal and child health, gender equality,
disease control and renewable energy sources with the overarching aim of
reducing the world's poor in half by 2015.

The programme focuses on profiling the work of large multi-national companies
and aims to promote the importance of the co-operation between development
issues and international business.   As a result, the Group believes that
throughout the production of the series, during which it works closely with
leading companies such as Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Glaxo Smith Kline, Rio
Tinto and Proctor and Gamble, it is successful in both securing further interest
in future programming as well as strengthening its own commercial relationships.

Peter Sibley, Executive Director of World Television, commented:

'It is with great pride that we announce the continued support from the UNDP for
our groundbreaking series. The way in which large multi-national companies work
in conjunction with development issues is of growing interest and relevance for
international businesses and development organisations alike, and I am confident
that this series will be key in promoting that message.

Throughout filming we have received a great level of co-operation and support
from a number of influential multi-national companies without whom the project
would not have been a success. I would like to take this opportunity to thank
them for their continued support.

From the Group's perspective this is a further demonstration of World TV's
growing reputation for quality content production with international
organisations, television networks and multinational companies. Throughout the
production of this series and others, World TV actively builds its presence and
further commercial relationships with the world's largest companies. The key is
to now ensure that we leverage our growing reputation amongst these companies
and international organisations to execute our cross-selling model in order to
enhance our shareholder value.  We look forward to reporting on our continued



Virtue Broadcasting Plc - Tel. +44 (0) 20 7785 6000

Peter Sibley, Executive Director

James Ormondroyd, Finance Director

Hansard Communications - Tel. +44 (0) 20 7245 1100

Andrew Tan

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