Bribery and corruption as well as granting and accepting advantages such as accepting or granting gifts, invitations to events, discounts or other advantages or benefits for one's own benefit.
Unauthorized theft and appropriation of objects or money, e.g. keeping things that have been handed over, pocketing other peoples things, reaching into the cash box.
Deception to the detriment of the assets of another, own enrichment, abuse of the power of disposal or a fiduciary relationship to the financial disadvantage such as swindling of services, excessive invoicing, etc.
Failure to take reasonable confidentiality measures, unlawful acquisition, use or disclosure of a business secret
Violations of free market economy, fair competition and harm to consumers, especially through unlawful price fixing.
Violations of proper accounting practices, such as accounting, financial reporting, auditing or internal control requirements, financial reporting or financial statement auditing that result in inaccurate figures.
Data breaches, data subjects' rights under the GDPR and unauthorised interference with privacy.
Violation of regulations on health protection and safety at work which are intended to prevent health hazards and occupational accidents.
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My report relates to more than one of the above categories or to another serious breach of the rules within the scope of the Whistleblower Protection Act (Hinweisgeberschutzgesetz - HinSchG).