Law No. 93/2021 of 20 December, in force from 18 June 2022, establishes the general regime for the protection of whistleblowers, transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law - Whistleblowing Law.
Any natural person who comes across information concerning infringements that they have obtained in the course of their professional activity, here included (i) employees, (ii) service providers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers (or any persons under their supervision), (iii) the holders of shareholdings and members of statutory bodies, (iv) volunteers and trainees and (v) former employees and jobseekers. Whistleblowers are guaranteed the confidentiality of their identity or anonymity at all times or until such time as this information is required to safeguard the rights of defence of those affected by the complaint, within the scope of the investigations to which it gives rise or subsequent judicial proceedings. Confidential advice may also be sought to consider making a complaint. All complaints must be made in good faith and on reasonable grounds. Acts of retaliation against the complainant are prohibited.
To file a complaint or request confidential advice to consider filing a complaint, you should send your communication to: Email address email@example.com or Communication by post to: Produtiva-Fábrica de Redes, SA - Whistleblowing Channel - Av. Vasco da Gama, 8057 4430-755 Avintes, V. N. Gaia, Portugal