SIAD Whistleblowing body
SIAD has made a digital platform available to all permanent and temporary employees (hereinafter collectively “Employees“) of SIAD group companies (an individual SIAD company hereinafter the “Company”) in order to report and/or raise concerns of suspected misconduct and illegal activities occurring in the organization.
This measure complies, among the others, with the provisions of EU law, applicable local legislation and the Code of Ethics, which is an integral part of the Organization, Management and Control Model adopted by the Company.
Whistleblowing refers to the reporting of illegalities and irregularities in the organization by Employees who become aware of them and decide to report them internally through specifically dedicated, protected and secured channels.
The portal allows any irregularities and/or illegal action or omission to be reported 24/7 that might constitute a violation, whether actual or suspected, of the principles enshrined in the Code of Ethics, the Organization and Management Models of SIAD Group companies and the anti-corruption guidelines and the applicable legislation, as well as violations of Company rules and policies or other misconduct that may lead to fraud, potential damages or that involve actions of a harmful or unlawful nature relative to the interests and reputation of the Company.
Reports shall be submitted in good faith and not anonymously.
Maximum protection of the whistleblower and the reported individuals is guaranteed through specific security measures. The portal ensures that the whistleblower’s identity and the content of the report remain confidential, particularly by using specific security protocols and cryptographic tools that protect personal data and information, including those in any attachments.
The reports made by Employees will be received by the Whistleblowing Officer of SIAD Group
The entire whistleblowing management process protects the whistleblower from any potential direct or indirect pressure and discrimination in the workplace. The whistleblower also has the opportunity to follow the progress of the investigation.
The reports will be inserted by Employees and processed by the appointed manager through the web portal “Whistleblowing” powered by company Unione Fiduciaria S.p.A. Also further communications between the Employee and the appointed manager will done be through this web portal.
All the personal data are processed pursuant to EU Regulation No. 2016/679 and following changes and additions, as well as any other applicable provision relating to the protection of personal data, in full respect of fundamental rights and freedoms, with particular regard to the confidentiality of the identity of the subjects involved and the security of the processing.