This is a list of jargon used in GlobaLeaks, defined in a way so as to be unambiguous and uniform across all references.
The user that has set up and is maintaining the platform. An Administrator does not have access to Whistleblowers’ reports.
The reporting channel intended as a container for reports. Channels can be configured in terms of questionnaire, recipients and policies. They are typically used to organize the reporting procedure.
An email sent to notify a recipient of a new report, or an update of an existing report.
A system running the GlobaLeaks software.
A questionnaire is a set of questions that the whistleblower should fill to file a report.
A 16-digits random secret code generated by the system and provided to whistleblowers upon the submission of their report, enabling them to anonymously access and update their report by adding comments and new files.
The user enabled to read whistleblowers’ reports. Recipients may also communicate with whistleblowers via the GlobaLeaks platform.
The object of the submission by a whistleblower including answers to a questionnaire and attached material.
The action performed by the whistleblower when filing a report.
The person who files a report.