In order put our company principle, "We comply with the applicable laws and with internal policies", into practice, we need to be able to identify potential misconduct at an early stage. This requires, among other things, that we be informed of potential compliance violations.
Compliance violations occur when applicable law or internal policies are violated by or vis-à-vis our employees in the performance of their duties. Such violations may take the form of crimes of corruption, competition/antitrust offenses, data protection violations as well as accounting, finance and tax offenses.
We rely not only on our employees, but also on our customers and business partners to help us identify and prevent compliance violations.
If you notice signs of a potential compliance violation, you can report them through the following channels: