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COMPLIANCE AT BUSINESS KEEPER

Business Keeper was founded by Kenan Tur in the year 2000. He was driven by the desire to contribute to a value-based business culture and promote good corporate management. We were the first provider of electronic incident reporting systems, and our applications are now used all around the world in different sectors by organisations of various sizes as an important tool in the prevention and disclosure of compliance violations. In our role of system provider, protecting whistleblowers has always been our top priority.

Today our team consists of more than 100 employees from over 17 nations spread across our European locations. We all share the same values, namely integrity, professionalism, discretion and security. These are the key pillars of our code of values and characterise the actions of our company and our team, both internally as well as externally.

As our company grows, so does our responsibility towards employees, customers, business partners and society. Maintaining and strengthening our ethical values are therefore of great importance to us. We do so with the aid of a robust compliance management system.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Our Code of Conduct is built on our compliance management system. Back in the early days of the company, when Business Keeper consisted of a mere handful of employees, Kenan Tur and his team established principles of conduct that are still reflected today in the manner we engage with one another.

Every member of the Business Keeper team makes a commitment to observe these rules of conduct. Being an integral part of our company policy, the Code of Conduct is essential to our company's mission.

 

INCIDENT REPORTING SYSTEM AND TRUST COUNSEL

The prevention of abuse and a prompt response to malpractice are just as essential to our compliance management system as a proactive culture of speak-up and listen-up. Business Keeper's incident reporting system is part of that culture. It gives you a confidential – and, if you wish, anonymous – channel for reporting abuse and coming together to clarify a situation.

Reports that you submit through the incident reporting system are initially received by Uwe Hellmann, our independent trust counsel. He has a specific duty of professional confidentiality and will handle your report impartially. Transparency towards whistleblowers is particularly important to us as a basis for mutual trust. In a protected dialog, the trust counsel will explain to the reporter how he will take the report procedure forward. He will only pass on information entrusted to him to our Compliance & Data Protection Officer, Lennart Hock, or to the executive management following prior consultation with the whistleblower.

Uwe Hellmann

Uwe Hellmann studied law at the University of Bielefeld in the "single-phase" program and passed the final examination before the Judicial Examination Office in Düsseldorf in 1981. Until 1986 he worked as a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Hans Achenbach at the University of Osnabrück. There he received his doctorate (Dr. iur.) in 1986. He then worked as a university assistant at the University of Osnabrück. In 1992 he received his habilitation. He was awarded the authorization to teach "Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Criminal Tax Law". After holding professorships in Heidelberg, Trier and Bochum, he was offered a C 3 professorship at the University of Heidelberg and a C 4 professorship at the University of Potsdam in 1994. He accepted the call to the University of Potsdam and was appointed to the chair of "Criminal Law, in particular Economic Criminal Law" in August 1994. Uwe Hellmann was a member of the supervisory board of the former Business Keeper AG until the foundation of Business Keeper GmbH and knows our company very well. Like everyone at Business Keeper, he is committed to the full protection of whistleblowers.

Incident reporting system

You can access our incident reporting system by copying the following URL into your browser.

www.bkms-system.com/bk-trust-counsel

Please use the incident reporting system responsibly. Only submit information you believe to be correct to the best of your knowledge. 

Questions to the Compliance Officer

Do you have any questions on the issue of compliance at Business Keeper? You can reach our Compliance & Data Protection Officer at dataprivacy@business-keeper.com.

Uwe Hellmann, Trust Counsel - Business Keeper GmbH

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On our website we use cookies that are necessary for technical reasons, for example to save your cookie settings and, after you have provided your consent, also marketing cookies, which help us to improve our web presence and implement advertising campaigns.

In this regard, we also use technology by third-party providers (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), with which data processing in the USA, where there is no adequate level of data protection, cannot be excluded. IP address data is anonymised by abbreviation.

Your consent is provided on a voluntary basis and may be revoked at any time. Please note that this information applies only to our company website. In order to guarantee absolute confidentiality, we still do not use third-party provider cookies or other marketing technologies in the BKMS® Compliance System.

You can find more information in the data protection policy.

Auf unserer Webseite verwenden wir technisch notwendige Cookies, etwa zur Speicherung Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen und, nach Ihrer Einwilligung, auch Marketing Cookies, die uns helfen, unseren Internetauftritt zu verbessern sowie Werbekampagnen durchzuführen.

Dabei nutzen wir auch Technologien von Drittanbietern (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), bei denen eine Datenverarbeitung in den USA, wo kein angemessenes Datenschutzniveau gewährleistet ist, nicht ausgeschlossen werden kann. IP-Adressdaten werden durch Kürzung anonymisiert.

Ihre Einwilligung ist freiwillig und jeder Zeit widerrufbar. Bitte beachten Sie, dass dieser Hinweis nur für unsere Unternehmenswebseite gilt. Zur Gewährleistung absoluter Vertraulichkeit verwenden wir im BKMS® Compliance System weiterhin weder Drittanbieter-Cookies noch sonstige Marketing Technologien.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Datenschutzhinweis.

Sur notre site web, nous utilisons des cookies techniquement nécessaires par exemple pour enregistrer vos réglages en matière de cookies et, après avoir reçu votre consentement, également des cookies de marketing qui nous aident à améliorer notre présence sur Internet et à réaliser des campagnes publicitaires.

Nous utilisons aussi des technologies de fournisseurs tiers (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft) au cours de l’emploi desquelles ne peut être exclu un traitement des données aux États-Unis, pays où aucun niveau raisonnable de protection des données n’est garanti. Les données d’adresse IP sont tronquées pour les anonymiser.

Votre consentement est facultatif et révocable à tout moment. Veuillez noter que cette remarque ne vaut que pour notre site web d’entreprise. Pour garantir une confidentialité absolue et comme par le passé, nous n’utilisons dans le BKMS® Compliance System ni cookies de tiers ni technologies de marketing diverses.

Vous trouverez d’autres informations dans l’avis relatif à la protection des données.

En nuestra página web utilizamos cookies técnicamente necesarias, como las que se usan para almacenar sus ajustes de cookies, y, tras recabar su consentimiento, utilizamos también cookies de marketing que nos ayudan a mejorar nuestro sitio web y a llevar a cabo campañas publicitarias.

Para ello, hacemos uso también de tecnologías de terceros (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), en cuyo caso no se puede descartar que el tratamiento de datos se lleve a cabo en los EE. UU., donde no se garantiza un nivel adecuado de protección de datos. Los datos de las direcciones IP se anonimizan mediante acortamiento.

Su consentimiento es voluntario y puede ser revocado en cualquier momento. Tenga en cuenta que este aviso solo es de aplicación para la página web de nuestra empresa. Para garantizar una confidencialidad absoluta, en el BKMS® Compliance System no utilizamos cookies de terceros ni otras tecnologías de marketing.

Puede encontrar más información en el aviso de protección de datos.

Na nossa página de internet, utilizamos cookies necessários do ponto de vista técnico, por exemplo, para o armazenamento das suas definições de cookies e, após a sua autorização, também cookies de marketing que nos ajudam a melhorar a nossa presença na internet , bem como a realizar campanhas publicitárias.

No processo utilizamos também tecnologias de outros fornecedores (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), nos quais não é possível excluir um tratamento de dados nos EUA, onde não é garantido um nível de proteção de dados adequado. Os dados do endereço IP são anonimizados através de redução.

A sua autorização é voluntária e revogável em qualquer altura. Por favor, tenha em consideração que esta mensagem só é válida para a página de internet da nossa empresa. Para garantir absoluta confidencialidade, continuaremos a não utilizar no BKMS® Compliance System nem cookies de outros fornecedores nem outras tecnologias de marketing.

Encontrará mais informações no aviso relativo à proteção de dados

Sul nostro sito web utilizziamo cookie necessari dal punto di vista tecnico, ad esempio per salvare le impostazioni dei cookie e, se l'utente ha fornito il suo consenso, utilizziamo anche cookie di marketing che ci aiutano a migliorare il nostro sito web e realizzare campagne pubblicitarie.

A tale scopo, utilizziamo anche tecnologie di terze parti (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft) per le quali non è possibile escludere il trattamento dei dati negli Stati Uniti, dove non è garantito un livello adeguato di protezione dei dati. I dati dell'indirizzo IP vengono resi anonimi mediante abbreviazione.

Il consenso dell'utente è volontario e revocabile in qualsiasi momento. Questo avviso si applica solo al nostro sito web aziendale. Per garantire la massima riservatezza, non utilizziamo nel BKMS® Compliance System né cookie di terze parti né altre tecnologie di marketing.

Maggiori informazioni sono disponibili nell'informativa sulla protezione dei dati.

Na naszej stronie wykorzystujemy niezbędne technicznie pliki cookie, np. do zapisywania ustawień cookie, oraz – po wyrażeniu zgody, również cookie marketingowe pomagające nam ulepszać naszą witrynę internetową oraz prowadzić kampanie reklamowe.

Wykorzystujemy przy tym również technologie od dostawców zewnętrznych (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), w przypadku których nie można wykluczyć przetwarzania danych na terenie USA, gdzie nie jest zapewniony dostatecznie wysoki poziom ochrony danych. Adresy IP są anonimizowane poprzez skrócenie.

Udzielana zgoda jest dobrowolna i można ją odwołać w dowolnym momencie. Prosimy pamiętać, że ta informacja dotyczy całej naszej strony. Dla zapewnienia pełnej poufności w BKMS® Compliance System nadal nie stosujemy plików cookie dostawców zewnętrznych ani innych technologii marketingowych.

Więcej informacji można znaleźć w informacji o ochronie danych.

Na našich webových stránkách používáme technicky nezbytné soubory cookie, například k uložení vašeho nastavení souborů cookie, a s vaším souhlasem také marketingové soubory cookie, které nám pomáhají vylepšovat naše webové stránky a provádět reklamní kampaně.

Při tom používáme technologie třetích stran (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), u nichž nelze vyloučit zpracování dat v USA, kde není zaručena adekvátní úroveň ochrany dat. Data IP adresy jsou anonymizována zkrácením.

Váš souhlas je dobrovolný a můžete jej kdykoli odvolat s účinkem do budoucna. Vezměte prosím na vědomí, že toto upozornění se vztahuje pouze na webové stránky naší firmy. Abychom zajistili absolutní důvěrnost, v systému BKMS® Compliance System nadále nepoužíváme žádné soubory cookie třetích stran ani jiné marketingové technologie.

Další informace naleznete v informacích k ochraně dat.

Používame technicky potrebné súbory cookies, napríklad na úschovu vašich nastavení cookie, a s vašim súhlasom tiež marketingové súbory cookies, ktoré nám pomáhajú zlepšovať našu webovú stránku a uskutočňovať reklamné kampane.

Používame tiež technológie od tretích strán (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), pre ktoré nemožno vylúčiť spracovanie údajov v USA, kde nie je zaručená primeraná úroveň ochrany údajov. Údaje IP adresy sú anonymizované skrátením.

Váš súhlas je dobrovoľný a je možné ho kedykoľvek odvolať. Upozorňujeme, že toto oznámenie sa týka iba webových stránok našej spoločnosti. Aby sme zaistili absolútnu dôvernosť, v BKMS® Compliance System naďalej nepoužívame súbory cookies tretích strán ani iné marketingové technológie.

Ďalšie informácie nájdete v oznámení o ochrane osobných údajov.

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