WBS | Whistleblower portal

For us, compliance means more than just adhering to rules and laws. Merz Maschinenfabrik GmbH stands for trustworthiness, responsible action and values such as honesty, reliability and credibility. These are a matter of course for us and form the basis for the trust that our customers, business partners and employees place in us every day. Taking responsibility also means acting lawfully. The integrity of our business actions has a very high priority for us.

For this purpose, we offer our customers, business partners and employees the "sycoBASE whistleblower portal" to point out possible compliance violations. This way, tips can be submitted worldwide and around the clock - securely, confidentially and - if desired - completely anonymously. The "sycoBASE whistleblower portal" is to be used responsibly. Only information of which the whistleblower is convinced to the best of his or her knowledge and belief should be passed on. False accusations or misleading information do not belong here.

What is the "sycoBASE Whistleblower Portal"?
The "sycoBASE Whistleblower Portal" is a web-based system provided by an external service provider (sycoBASE GmbH) for reporting compliance violations to companies. The system is used to record, process and document tips. Evidence to support the reports can be uploaded as an attachment.

Does the report have negative consequences for a whistleblower?
The overriding principle of the "sycoBASE Whistleblower Portal" is the protection of the whistleblower. Third parties have no possibility of accessing the report data. There is the possibility of an anonymous dialogue thanks to a protected and secure mailbox. The technical guarantee of the confidentiality of the data is guaranteed.

Where can I find the "sycoBASE whistleblower portal"?
In order to ensure that the call-up of the whistleblower system cannot be traced either, you will not find a clickable link to the page at this point, but only the internet address. https://wbs.sycobase.app
Please copy this link in full into the address line of your private browser and use the following search term to find our company: "Merz Maschinenfabrik GmbH"

On the start page of the portal you will find information on how to deal with notices.