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United against risk – for the protection of our company

Dear Sir or Madam,

The EUROPART compliance system aims to ensure that the laws, codices, and internal regulations of our company are being observed at all times. We have introduced guidelines such as the EUROPART Code of Conduct in order to clarify our expectations and contribute to the prevention of violations. This set of rules contains binding minimum standards pertaining to legal and ethical conduct for all employees and our code of conduct for handling corruption.

The whistleblowing system, the homepage of which you are now accessing, is another building block of our compliance system. This portal allows employees, clients, suppliers, and other external partners to report illegal behaviour (e.g. anti-competitive violations, corruption, etc.) or questionable processes in their environment to us, or to highlight behaviour that is not in line with our codes or guidelines.

This specially secured communication platform is made available by an external provider specialised in handling sensitive information securely and confidentially. It enables you to contact a trusted attorney 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from any location in the world – and to actively contribute to the safety of our company.

You are free to state your name or remain anonymous. Your information will, in each case, be treated with strict confidentiality and examined promptly. No member of the EUROPART staff (including the management, HR department, Internal Auditing, Compliance, etc.) will have access to your direct e-mail or e-mail address. Your will be contacting an external law office independent of EUROPART. Of course, you will still be able to use our regular channels of communication (via the Compliance department or managerial staff).

The conscientiousness and vigilance of each individual company member can help us promote transparency and integrity at EUROPART. Help us protect our company from damaging behaviour.

With best regards,
Your Compliance Team

Andreas Schencking Matthias Nieradzik

If you would like to send your first report, please click here:
If you have already set up a postbox, you may login here:
  • Why should I submit a report?

    A positive and open corporate culture requires that legal, societal and corporate standards are upheld.

    Perhaps you are aware of harmful acts or risks that are endangering the company. Your report can help expose damage to the finances and image of the company at an early stage. Doing so helps ensure the sustainable success of the company and the continued existence of the jobs it creates.

  • What types of reports help your organisation?

    All reports regarding breaches of statutory and internal organizational rules will be gathered and processed.

    More detailed information regarding possible key factors of the report will be provided to you during the reporting process.

  • How will my report be processed? What is a postbox and how do I open one?

    To submit an anonymous or personalized report start by clicking the “Submit Report“ button located on the top left side of our information page.

    The reporting process consists of four steps:

    1. First, read the informational section about protecting your identity. This section also includes a security questionnaire.
    2. Second, you will be asked to describe the key facts of your report on the following page.
    3. On the Report Page you will be asked to use your own words to describe the incident you are reporting – using no more than 5,000 letters, or a fully completed DIN A4 sheet of paper – and to answer specific questions. You may also submit smaller files of up to 5 MB to support your report. Please remember that documents can contain information about their author. After you have submitted your report you will be given a reference number as proof that you submitted this specific report.
    4. Finally, you will be asked to set up your own secured postbox. Setting up a postbox is voluntary, so you may decide not to do so, but a postbox will be used to communicate with you, answer your questions and keep you posted on the status of your report.

    Once you have established secured postbox you will be able to access it via the Login button. Prior to opening your postbox you will have to complete a security procedure to ensure that only the authorized person – you – has access.

    The electronic BKMS® Whistleblower System's technology will maintain your anonymity as long as you do not submit any information that contains your personal identity.

    We can assure you that we are only interested in the incidents you have reported. The objective is to detect deficiencies early on and to prevent financial damages.

  • How can I receive a reply, yet at the same time remain anonymous?

    The utmost principle of the BKMS® Incident Reporting is to protect the whistleblower's identity. The system's anonymity protection is certified.

    You select your own personal pseudonym/ user name and password that you use to set up your postbox. Encryption and other special security methods ensure that your report remains anonymous at all times. At no time during the reporting process will you be asked for personal information. Do not submit any information that can be traced back to your personal identity. Please do not submit your report on a PC provided by your employer.

    The person in charge of your report will contact you via your secured postbox to provide information about the status of your report or to ask further questions if certain details need to be clarified. Your anonymity will always be protected during this process. We are interested in these reports in order to prevent damages, not to get information about the person who submitted them.