Notification may be submitted for breaches of obligations under the AML Act and other notifications within the meaning of Section 2(1) of the Whistleblower Act, namely conduct that
You do not have to witness the commission of the acts listed above, it is sufficient if you suspect that such conduct is imminent and have reasonable grounds to suspect that the consequence may occur in the future.
It is important that you have reasonable grounds to believe that the facts reported or disclosed are authentic and true. The notification should also be based on credible facts and evidence.
If you were making a notification about facts that concern the security of the Czech Republic, we could not assess such a report under this Whistleblower Act as such information is excluded from the notification. A specific list of such excluded areas can be found in Section 3(3) of the Whistleblower Act (in particular, security issues, intelligence services, etc.). If you make a notification in these areas, not only are you not protected under the Whistleblower Act, but you may also be committing an offence or even a criminal offence.
You can also make any notification anonymously, and we guarantee that we will deal with the notification in the same way as we would a non-anonymous notification.
You can file a notification by:
If you make a notification by other means than through the channels set out above (for example, by email to another colleague at the Company), such notification will not be treated as a notification for the purposes of the Whistleblower Act. The Company may therefore deal with it in another way, and you will not be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act.
In addition to the internal notification system, the Whistleblower Protection Act also allows for other methods of notification. These external notification methods are:
As we are affected by the AML regulation, we also have specific rules where external notifications can be made. If the notification relates to one of our employees, management, etc. has violated AML, you cannot make an external notification through the notification system at the Ministry of Justice or publish such a notification. In that case, you must make the notification through:
There are two options to choose from in protecting your identity:
We do encourage confidential disclosure as such disclosure will help the notification investigator to better investigate your report.
Thank you for submitting the form.