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Protection of privacy and personal data, and security of network and information systems →
Everyone has personal details (name, age, birthday, medical history, preferences, religious confession, etc.). Many types of personal data are stored with employers, government offices, etc. According to the law, these personal details must be protected, because they have nothing to do with third parties. This protection is governed by the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation. The act and the directive define, for example, when it is permissible for personal data to be collected, how it needs to be protected, and when it must be deleted.

The private sphere describes a person's family/domestic domain (a person's living circumstances, what they write in private emails/messages, who their loved ones are, etc.). In this field, the person in question has the right to be themselves without being restricted/bothered by external influences (government, employer, etc.). However, people must still abide by laws in their private life.

In Austria, a law on the security of network and information systems has been enacted. It defines requirements to be met by the providers of essential services in the fields of energy, transport, banking, financial market infrastructure, health care, drinking water supply, and digital infrastructure. Fill is not directly affected by this law. 
Money laundering (AMLA) and terrorist financing →
Money laundering describes the process of reintroducing illegally acquired money/assets into the ordinary economic cycle.
Anyone seeking to open a bank account with a very large sum must verify where the money has come from. 
Criminals do not want to disclose this information, of course, so they have to consider how they can pay their illegally acquired cash (from drug dealing, corruption, blackmail, etc.) into a bank account and make the money "clean" again. 
How might this work?
A company invoices an offshore shell corporation for consultancy services. The consultancy work is never carried out. However, the "dirty" money can be declared as legal turnover with the bogus foreign company.
The financing of terrorism covers the legal and illegal provision or collection of money/assets for a terrorist act. 
Protection of environment →
Environmental protection encompasses every type of environmental crime and environmental damage. For example: 
  • Illegal waste disposal
  • Improper handling of pollutants
  • Water, soil, and air contamination
Embezzlement →
Embezzlement is the action of someone retaining something that they have found or which they have gained possession of by mistake or otherwise without their involvement, while knowing that the item does not belong to them. This action is liable to prosecution. 
Example: You find a wallet in the company car park and keep it. 
Corruption and fraud →
Corruption is the action of someone misusing their professional position or public office for their own personal gain. The action of offering an undue advantage to prompt someone to misuse their professional position or public office is also liable to prosecution.
Example: A Fill employee, acting on behalf of Fill, gifts a holiday in Hawaii to a purchaser at Buyer-Company in the hope of the next contract going to Fill.
Fraud is committed when someone deceives another person about a fact, thereby causing a misconception. This misconception then results in the deceived party, or someone else, suffering a loss of financial assets or other property.  
Example: Wirecard falsified various documents and invented transactions to artificially boost revenues and earnings. This deceived shareholders, who duly invested in the company Wirecard. When this fraud was revealed, the share price naturally nose-dived. 
Manipulation of business documents/balance sheets →
In particular, this means violation of the applicable accounting standards and generally accepted accounting principles, which results in misrepresentation in the company's financial reports. For example: illegal creation or falsification of invoices, credit notes, financial statements, test reports, etc. 
Antitrust and competition law →
Cartels are alliances established between independent (usually competing) companies with the aim of controlling the market. The following actions are also prohibited: price fixing between companies, coordinated restriction of production, partitioning of geographical markets, obstruction and exploitation strategies with respect to competitors and suppliers.
 Example: Imagine that all coffee machine manufacturers agree not to sell the cheapest coffee maker in each of their product ranges for less than 500 euros. Then no coffee machine would be available for less than 500 euros and the consumer would have to pay this price or do entirely without a coffee machine.
 Competition law prohibits aggressive (harassment, coercion, or undue influence) and misleading (incorrect specifications or other product information intended to deceive) business practices, with the aim of protecting companies and consumers. 
Examples: Using certification marks without the necessary approval, creating the impression that the courted party cannot leave the building without signing a contract, etc.
Product safety and compliance →
This is a prerequisite for us and an essential element in building and maintaining our customers' trust in our products. We assess the safety of all our products very carefully before they are launched, by employing established risk analysis methods to identify potential hazards.
We ensure this by adhering to the guidelines and standards for product safety and compliance that are relevant to our products. This is confirmed in most cases by a conformity assessment procedure and the CE mark.
Should violations of product safety or compliance nevertheless be identified, they can be entered using this category. In order to avoid unnecessary entries, contact with our specialists in the complex issue of product safety and compliance can be established by our contact persons.
Transport safety →
The duty to ensure public safety is a general legal obligation. It stipulates that consideration must be shown for others in everyday interactions. The intention is to protect individuals and their legal interests. It always encompasses safeguarding against potential hazards.
 Please note that this portal is not an "agony column". If you can clarify issues directly with the relevant person and without fear of any disciplinary consequences, then this portal should not be utilized. 
Radiation protection and nuclear safety →
If activities are carried out at a company whereby sources of radiation can cause increased exposure of employees to radiation, then their health must be protected as well as possible. There are legal minimum standards for this, which must be complied with. 
 This subject is listed on the portal for the sake of completeness in the sense of whistleblower protection legislation and is most likely irrelevant for us in the company. 
Food and feed safety, animal health and welfare →
Food safety encompasses legally defined controls and preventive measures for maintaining hygiene in the production and handling of foodstuffs, and for ensuring that food is not contaminated or tainted with residues.
Please note that this portal is not an "agony column". Complaints about things such as the taste of food in the canteen should not be submitted here. 
Feed safety, animal health, and animal welfare are issues that are most likely irrelevant in our company. These subject areas have been listed for the sake of completeness in the sense of whistleblower protection legislation.
Public health →
This involves the definition of measures designed to achieve high quality and safety standards for organs and substances of human origin, such as blood, human tissue, and transplants. 
 This topic has been listed solely for the sake of completeness in the sense of whistleblower protection legislation. It is most likely irrelevant for our company.
Consumer protection →
Companies must abide by certain rules, especially in business transactions with consumers. The consumer enjoys a higher level of protection compared to a company. 
Since we do not do any business with consumers, this topic has been listed solely for the sake of completeness in the sense of whistleblower protection legislation. We will most likely have no touchpoints with this subject area. 

Public procurement →
Public procurement encompasses a wide variety of procedural rules for awarding public (government) contracts and franchises, for awarding contracts in the fields of defense and security, and for awarding contracts in the fields of water and energy supply as well as transport and postal services.