The regulation has introduced for private entities the obligation to establish internal reporting channels for whistleblowing and the obligation to introduce instruments aimed to fully protecting whistleblowers.
Banca Profilo S.p.A. (hereinafter also referred to as “Bank” or “Company”) considers whistleblowing a useful tool to prevent illicit conduct and promote transparency and integrity within the work environment and, consequently, in compliance with the current regulation, the Bank has established an internal channel for reporting potentially illicit or harmful conduct that violates the (national or European) regulations governing the Bank’s activities.
What may be reported
Violations of national or European Union regulations that harm public interest or the integrity of the private entity, of which one has become aware within the work environment.
For example reports may concern:
At the same time, the following cannot be reported through the whistleblowing channels:
Who may report
The following subjects can make a whistleblowing report:
How to make an internal report
The framework activated by the Bank on whistleblowing consists of internal channels dedicated to this type of reporting along with external channels defined by the regulation.
This type of reporting can only be activated when the whistleblowers:
If, at least, one of the above conditions occurs, the report can be made through:
How the Bank handles reports
The Bank is committed to protecting the Reporter from any acts of retaliation, even indirect ones.