Online Whistle-Blowing Channel

MATERH provides an externalised ONLINE WHISTLE-BLOWING CHANNEL. It guarantees independence and professionalism in the processing of the allegations and ensures the confidentiality of the whistle-blower who can, anonymously, submit their allegation to an external expert.


The entities use the ONLINE WHISTLE-BLOWING CHANNEL as a direct communication line for any employee, customer, supplier, shareholder or anybody else linked to the company to report possible crimes or irregular conduct observed within the organisation, with the guarantee that their allegations will be totally confidential.

MATERH makes available its platform to report internal business irregularities managed by a team of lawyers qualified to process allegations and be in contact with the people involved. It is a user-friendly, anonymous and secure reporting line to notify internal irregularities.

Benefits of having a Whistle-blowing Channel

  • PROTECTION against financial sanctions and reputational risks.
  • FACILITATES COMPLIANCE of the legal requirements contained in:
    • Criminal Code (Article. 31 bis.5 4th)
    • Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act 10/2010 (Art. 26 bis)
    • Directive (EU) 2019/1937, on the protection of persons who report breaches.
  • DIRECT LINE WITH EMPLOYEES AND INTERESTED PARTIES It provides the interested parties a confidential and direct communication channel
  • STRENGTHENS COMMITMENT of employees to legislative compliance.
  • GUARANTEES THE INTEGRITY of internal controls. Identifies weaknesses and facilitates information to take corrective actions.
  • PREVENTS crimes in the organisation, used to detect them and acts as a deterrent.
  • CUTS THE COSTS that are generally incurred by irregular and inappropriate behaviour.
  • GUARANTEES independence and the confidentiality of the allegations as it is a channel managed by an expert team independent from the organisation.

Characteristics of the MATERH Whistle-blowing Channel

  • PERSONALISED CHANNEL Tailored to its needs. It adapts to the requirements and corporate identity of each organisation.
  • ONLINE CHANNEL 24/7 availability and guarantees anonymous access.
  • TURNKEY SOLUTION easily and quickly implemented. Does not require installations in its information systems or internal resources to be dedicated.
  • UNIFIED MANAGEMENT. Traceability of all allegations from a single secure platform. Discrimination by risk levels and stakeholders.
  • 100% CONFIDENTIALITY of the whistle-blower.
  • ENCRYPTION of the information reported.
  • SECURE PROCESSING Data Processing Centre certified ISO 27001.
  • EXPERT TEAM Independent external lawyers to the company, experts and with experience. They receive, filter and manage the communications that may be important.
  • COMPLIANCE of the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/1937, on the protection of persons who report breaches.