CapeOmega and any entity that is directly or indirectly controlled by CapeOmega (collectively referred to as “CapeOmega” or “Company”) requires its employees and representatives to observe the highest standard of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities.
To ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations of the countries where the Company conducts business, the Company has established various policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct.
This information is part of CapeOmega whistleblower policy (the “Policy”) is intended to encourage and enable all our employees, customers, partners, suppliers and/or any other third parties who have acquired information in a work-related context (an “Associate”) to make good faith reports pertaining to serious violations such as suspected fraud, unethical business practices, bribery, corruption, or other improper or unlawful activity, or serious health and safety concerns within CapeOmega and;
(i) to describe the process that will be followed by CapeOmega in evaluating and investigating such reports. This Policy is owned by the CEO and the Quality Manager.
(ii) to contact Company representative; – Esther Peiner (Board member) and / or Ronny Nordstrøm Larsen (QA Manager) who will be the primary recipients of any reports.
(iii) or alternatively contract Wikborg Rein, an international law firm, as a confidential and secure third party, who will facilitate Whistleblower reporting for employees, directors, third parties and subcontractors to raise concerns without fear of retaliation for reports made in good faith.
Any Associate that has concerns or reason to believe that an employee or board member of CapeOmega has been in violation of the above should report this;
The form will be directly sent confidential and secure to Wikborg Reins dedicated whistleblower lawyer.
The report should explain and describe the violation with as much detail as possible. The more information that is provided, the better for the efficiency and success of the investigation.
Every report of a possible violation will be investigated promptly and impartially, with every effort to maintain confidentiality of the Associate and the reported individual(s). The Associate making the report and individual(s) reported will be informed of the results of the investigation no later than 3 (three) months after the report has been received.
If CapeOmega finds that a violation has taken place, it will take appropriate corrective and remedial action, up to termination and reporting the violation to a competent legal authority.
CapeOmega will process Personal Data of the Associate, the reported person(s) and any other third parties involved for the purposes provided in this Policy and in accordance with CapeOmega’s GDPR Policy and specifically its section 4 and 11, and in accordance with a Norwegian law.