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Health protection and occupational safety →
Nölken attaches great importance to safe workplaces and the health of its employees as well as customers and third parties. In this area you can point out potential sources of danger and report other safety or health-related problems.
Consumer protection →
In this area, violations and infringements of consumer safety and rights can be reported.
Data protection and information security →
At Nölken, personal and other data of customers and employees are processed. The topic of "data protection and information security" therefore plays a major role. In this area, violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other problems and risks relevant to data protection and information security can be reported in particular. These include possible gaps in the data protection system, the improper handling of personal data, the disclosure or endangerment of business or trade secrets, the storage of data on a private USB stick etc.
Other areas and infringements referred to in Art. 2(1) Directive (EU) 2019/1937 (e.g. from competition law) →
Straftaten (z.B. Korruption, Untreue oder Betrug) →
In this section, all committed, ongoing or imminent criminal offences of the Criminal Code (StGB) can be reported. This includes in particular corruption and property offences such as bribery, corruption, embezzlement or fraud, but also all other offences such as bodily harm and insults.
Product safety and conformity →
This includes, on the one hand, violations of safety and conformity requirements for products placed on the market and, on the other hand, violations of rules for the marketing and use of sensitive and dangerous products. 
Environmental protection →
The whistleblower system can also be used to report violations of environmental regulations of all kinds. These include environmental crimes, acts of marine and air pollution and noise pollution, and violations of rules related to the environment and climate and rules for sustainable development and waste management, for the protection and management of water and soil, for the protection of nature and biodiversity, for chemical substances and for organic / biological products.

Illegal waste disposal
improper handling of pollutants
Water, soil or air pollution