The scope of this statement applies to all operations and functions of Offsite Archive Storage and Integrated Services Limited and its subsidiaries (hereafter referred to as “OASIS”).
OASIS provides information management services across a range of jurisdictions including but not limited to the Republic of Ireland, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland. This statement relates to the financial year 2020-2021 (ending 31st October 2021).
OASIS considers that modern slavery encompasses;
- • human trafficking
- • forced work, through mental or physical threat
- • being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse
- • being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property
- • being physically constrained or to have restriction placed on freedom of movement.
OASIS acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the legislation across the jurisdictions in which the business operates. OASIS understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.
OASIS does not enter into business with any other organisation which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
No labour provided to OASIS in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. OASIS strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in each of the jurisdictions the business operates within.
D Potential Exposure
OASIS considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be minimal, nonetheless it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.
OASIS carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers. Team Members with responsibility for appointing and monitoring suppliers will be provided with full training on modern slavery.
OASIS has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
OASIS has the following policies to ensure that business is conducted in an ethical and transparent manner;
- • Environment Social Governance (ESG) Policy
- • Recruitment Policy
- • Equal Opportunities Policy
- • Speak Up Policy
- • Code of Conduct.
Any suspicions of modern slavery practices can be reported using the Speak Up (whistleblowing) policy.
OASIS has a Group Compliance team to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Group’s obligations in this regard.
This statement is made in pursuance of the relevant legislation in each of the jurisdictions that OASIS operates within. It will be reviewed for each financial year.