Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Will the company's management have access to the information that I will communicate?

  2. Can the company take action against me for coming forward with information about finance, accounting and/or audit matters?

  3. When may I leave a message on the Hotline?

  4. What methods can I use to leave a message?


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Will the company's management have access to the information that I will communicate?
No, not unless you specify that the information you are about to leave should be immediately viewed by the company's management team. Otherwise, all inquiries are received and reviewed by the Corporate Counsel and Vice President of Internal Audit. All accounting, audit, or control concerns will be addressed by the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors.

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Can the company take action against me for coming forward with information about finance, accounting and/or audit matters?
Every employee is protected by Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act from retaliation and/or discharge by their company as the result of their role in disclosing violations of various federal laws.

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When may I leave a message on the Hotline?
You may leave a message anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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What methods can I use to leave a message?
The Hotline accepts messages in three ways: email, voicemail, and by web interface. You only need to leave one message, as all three methods deliver your message directly and immediately.

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