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The Right Way I Every Day www.lyondellbasell.ethicspoint.com3 for raising a concern you should bring this matter to the HR department Legal department Compliance department or report it through the Ethics Helpline. Consequences for Violating Our Code Our Company takes Code violations very seriously. Individuals who violate the Code are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination from employment. Responding to Audits Investigations and Inquiries We must respond to and comply with all external and internal audits and investigations including government investigations. You may never impede or delay any such audit or investigation. You must be truthful cooperate fully never misrepresent facts or circumstances and provide auditors and investigators with the information they request. If you have any questions about any audit investigation or inquiry and how you should respond consult with the Legal department or Compliance department. Code Waivers Waivers of the Code must be consistent with the New York Stock Exchange Rules. Question Anton observed a situation that he believes is a violation of our Code of Conduct. Should he report this situation even if he is not completely certain there is a violation Answer Yes. All employees are responsible for reporting possible violations to their supervisors or another Company resource as described in the Where to Seek Guidance and Report Concerns section. Antons report will be taken seriously and investigated as appropriate. It is better to report a good faith belief that turns out not to be an issue than to ignore a possible violation of the law or Company policy. Where to Seek Guidance and Report Concerns Raising awareness of possible violations or concerns and taking the appropriate action as described in our Code is part of our culture as is our commitment that doing so will not result in any retaliation. Therefore you are expected to come forward with any questions or concerns you may have. If you need guidance or if you would like to make a report the following resources are available to you Your supervisor or manager The Human Resources HR department The Legal department The Compliance department The Ethics Helpline by phone or via www.lyondellbasell. In some locations failing to report Code violations or misconduct may also result in civil and criminal penalties and fines. Note that failure to report any suspected Code violation or misconduct immediately may also be considered a violation of the Code. Reports to the Ethics Helpline Our Ethics Helpline is maintained by EthicsPoint an independent third party provider. A report can be made via the telephone directly to an EthicsPoint representative or via the internet. The Ethics Helpline is available 24 hours a day seven days a week with translators. Where allowed by law you may choose to make an anonymous report. LyondellBasell will not attempt to identify you if you choose to remain anonymous. If you choose to make an anonymous report through EthicsPoint the EthicsPoint system allows you and the investigator to have a confidential anonymous dialog. When you make a report to the Ethics Helpline EthicsPoint will forward your report to LyondellBasells Compliance department for review. We Do Not Tolerate Retaliation As part of our culture we have a responsibility to our Company and each other and we are expected to report our concerns when we believe something improper or inappropriate has or may have taken place. However it can be difficult to uphold this responsibility when we fear retaliation. LyondellBasell does not tolerate retaliatory acts against anyone for making a report in good faith. When you make a report in good faith it means you provide all of the information you have and you believe to be true. When made in good faith even if an investigation prompted by your report does not confirm that misconduct has taken place no action will be taken against you. You should feel comfortable making a report to any of the resources listed in the Where to Seek Guidance and Report Concerns section. If you believe that you or someone else has been retaliated against