o inform the relevant Company’s structure about any serious problems that mayarise with a particular supplier or external collaborator, in order to evaluatepossible consequences for the Company.Dealing with Public OfficialsWe do not offer gifts and hospitality including travel –related expenses for PublicOfficialsWe insure any Business Partner who acts on behalf of the Company or who is likely tohave a relevant contact with a Public Official while doing his business for theCompany (i.e. intermediaries, consultants, suppliers, dealers, etc.) follows the rulesof this Code of Ethics. It is foreseen to perform and adequate preliminary evaluationof the potential Business Partner aimed at verifying compliance of the potentialBusiness Partner with the Code of Ethics. The agreements must be made in writtenand shall provide for reasonable and appropriate compensation and provisions in linewith the Code of Ethics.We, before hiring/appointing, or promoting any new Executive Director or keypersonnel(which probably, in general, have or supervise relevant contacts withPublic Officials) collect the individual’s relevant experiences. Generally, checks on thereferences are provided for, and applications for employment contain appropriatequestions regarding: any criminal record or indictment of the individual and any civilor administrative penalty or pending investigation relating to unethical or illegalactivities of the individual any personal relationship with Public Officials.Gifts and hospitalityWe not allow gifts and hospitality to influence our business decisions, or cause othersto perceive an influence. Any entertainment expense must obtain the priorauthorization of the Manager responsible for the relevant cost code (only incircumstances where this is objectively impossible, the ratification can be grantedsubsequently), must never consist of a cash payment, must be made in good faithand in relation to a legitimate business purpose, must be of good taste and in linewith courtesy standards.Conflicts of interestWe respects the right of our people to take part in investments, business and otherkinds of activities other than the activities performed in the interest of us, providedthat such activities are permitted by low and are compatible with the obligationsassumed towards usOur business decision is not influenced by personal and private considerationWe shall avoid and report any conflicts of interest between personal and familyeconomic activities and their tasks with the companyWe point out any specific situations and activities of economic or financial interest incontrast with the interest of the Company and the applicable law.Transparency of accounting recordsWe forbid to behave in a way that may adversely affect transparency and traceabilityof the information within financial statementsWe maintain the proper supporting evidence in order to allow:o Easy and punctual accounting entrieso Identification of different levels of responsibility, as well of task distribution andsegregationo Accurate representation of the transaction so as to avoid the probability of anymaterial or interpretative error3 The Code of Ethics - ČESKÁ RAFINÉRSKÁ, a.s.
with possible consequences in the form of employment termination through some of theways regularized by Act No. 262/2006 Coll., (Labour Code), as subsequently amended, and inforce and effect. Similarly hit may moreover be members of staff who, though having notcommitted the aforementioned conduct themselves, were aware of it and failed to choke offthe implications thereof, notwithstanding that they could have done so without facing anyexposure to threat.Take the opportunity to reportunethical behavior:firstname.lastname@example.org The Code of Ethics - ČESKÁ RAFINÉRSKÁ, a.s.