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Výstavba sítí Kolín a.s. as a obliged entity has introduced an internal whistleblowing system for filing notifications according to Act No. 171/2023 Coll. on the protection of whistleblowers. Details regarding the management of the internal whistleblowing system and the procedure for handling Notifications are regulated in the Directive on the protection of whistleblowers of Výstavba sítí Kolín a.s.

The notification may refer to an activity that:

  1. has the hallmarks of a crime,
  2. has signs of an offense, for which the law establishes the rate of a fine, the upper limit of which is at least CZK 100 thousand,
  3. violates the Whistleblower Protection Act, or
  4. infringes another law or regulation of the European Union in the field of:
  5. financial services, statutory audit and other verification services, financial products and financial markets,
  6. corporate income taxes,
  7. preventing the legalisation of proceeds of crime and terrorist financing,
  8. consumer protection,
  9. compliance with product requirements, including their safety,
  10. transport, traffic and road safety,
  11. environmental protection,
  12. the safety of food and feed and the protection of animals and their health,
  13. radiation protection and nuclear safety,
  14. competition, public auctions and public procurement,
  15. protection of internal order and safety, life and health,
  16. the protection of personal data, privacy and security of electronic communications networks and information systems,
  17. the protection of the financial interests of the European Union2); or
  18. the functioning of the internal market, including the protection of competition and state aid under European Union law.

Notifications may be submitted orally or in writing through the internal whistleblowing system. If the whistleblower so requests, the competent person shall be obliged to receive the notification in person within a reasonable period of time, but not later than 14 days from the date of the whistleblower's request.

The notification must comply with the requirements set out in the Act, and the whistleblower and other persons listed in the Act are entitled to effective protection from retaliation by the company.

Internal whistleblowing system

Submissions can be made:

In writing

Výstavba sítí Kolín a.s., Polepy 235, 280 02 Polepy

Clearly indicate the envelope “Do not open, only to the hands of the competent person”.

  • c) transmit in paper form in person to the competent person

In case of written notification: the preferred form is to fill out a downloadable form on the Company's website entitled “Form for notification of infringement” 


  • d) by phone at +420 321 726 384
  • e) at the request of the whistleblower and in person by prior arrangement (if requested by the whistleblower, the competent person of the Company is obliged to receive the notification in person within a reasonable period of time, but at the latest a personal meeting must take place within 14 days of the date on which the whistleblower has requested it), provided that the place for personal submission shall be, unless the serious reasons which the whistleblower is obliged to disclose, at the registered office of the company.)

Note: in the case of oral submissions, an audio recording of the notification will be made only with the consent of the whistleblower or a recording which captures the essence of the oral notice on which the whistleblower may comment. Notifications are stored only to the extent necessary and reasonable for the purpose of complying with the requirements of the Act or other requirements under Union or national law.

Competent person: Bc. Jindra Ráčková, Ing. Alena Vaško

For completeness of the information, we indicate that you can also submit your notification through the External Whistleblowing System maintained by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic: I want to make a notification — public — Whistleblower (justice.cz).

The obliged entity shall exclude the receipt of a notification from a person who does not carry out work or other similar activity for the obliged entity pursuant to Section 2 (3) (a), (b), (h) or (i).