TÜV AUSTRIA Group & Compliance
TÜV AUSTRIA Group is a member of the TIC Council (tic-council.org), the world association of testing, inspection and certification companies.
- TIC Council has issued a binding Compliance Code
- The TIC Council Compliance Code defines the standards of conduct and integrity
- All TIC Council members are obliged to comply with it
The 7 TIC Council Principles
- Avoidance of conflicts of interest
- Confidentiality and data protection
- Prevention of corruption
- Fair Business Conduct
- Health and safety at work
- Fair working conditions
These 7 TIC Council principles have been incorporated into the TÜV AUSTRIA Group Code of Conduct.
TÜV AUSTRIA Whistleblower Network
As a member of the TIC Council, TÜV AUSTRIA is committed to creating opportunities for whistleblowing based on the TIC Council Prinzipien.
TÜV AUSTRIA Legal & Compliance has set up the electronic whistleblower system tuvaustria.whistleblowernetwork.net .
- The whistleblowing system is hosted externally without connection to the company network.
- No IP addresses or device IDs are logged
- Reports are anonymised by default
- Messages are sent and stored in encrypted form
- Strictest confidentiality even in the case of voluntary disclosure
- Reports are handled objectively and with due diligence in accordance with applicable data protection laws
- Presumption of innocence applies when reporting misconduct
- The reporting system must not be used for false accusations and the reporting of knowingly false information is not permitted.
Alternatively, right-click to copy tuvaustria.whistleblowernetwork.net and open in another browser.
TÜV AUSTRIA Group Compliance Officer: DDr. Manuela Kohl
- The Compliance Officer is responsible for determining, defining and controlling measures to implement and continuously maintain the TÜV AUSTRIA Group Compliance Programme in order to prevent or counteract damage in the TÜV AUSTRIA Group.
- The Compliance Officer demonstrates compliance with laws and regulations internally and externally as an integral part of the TÜV AUSTRIA Group and thus also exercises symbolic power.
- Der Compliance Officer kann unter compliance(at)tuv.at kontaktiert werden.
TÜV AUSTRIA Group Compliance
DDr. Manuela Kohl
TÜV AUSTRIA Group Compliance Officer
TÜV AUSTRIA-Platz 1