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All rights reserved.

Copyrights of this web site are owned in full by the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG
Images and audio files may be used for editorial purpose only. Graphical changes are not allowed. With the exception of those items explicitly marked as press materials of image and audio content,  the written agreement from Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG must be obtained prior to use. The use is free of charge by providing two free copies of the intended use and a listing of references to Putsch® materials to:

Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG
Frankfurter Str. 5-21
D-58095 Hagen
Telefon: +49 2331399-0
Telefax: + 49 2331399-3601

References to External Web Pages

The website of the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG contains references (links) to information services or offers on servers or websites that are not under the control of, or the responsibility of the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG. 


Despite careful content control, we do not take any liability for the contents of external links. The contents of the linked pages are solely the responsibility of their operators. We do not have any influence or knowledge that these external sites comply with the data protection regulations.
The Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG is trying to keep its Website always up-to-date and accurate, as well as complete. Nevertheless, the possibility of errors cannot be completely ruled out.
The Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG accepts no liability for the timeliness, the correctness, the harmlessness, or for the completeness of the information in its website, unless the mistake occurred intentionally or through gross negligence . This also refers to any material or non-material damages incurred by third parties by the use of this website.

Personal Data

Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We want you to know when and what data we collect and how we use it.
Personal data is information that can be used to ascertain your identity. This includes information such as your name, address, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Information that is not your identity (for example, the number of users of the website) is not included. You can use our online  services without disclosing your identity – with the exception of specifically designated areas, for example, the “Forum”.
If you order information material, or take part in the forum, we will ask for your name and, if necessary, other personal information. It is your decision whether you provide this information.
We save your data on specially protected servers in Germany. The storage, processing and use only occurs for the purpose of providing information materials and for contacting you in that regard, as well as for statistical purposes. Access to this data is only permitted to a few particularly authorized persons with the technical, commercial or editorial management of the servers. In connection with your access, data for security purposes is stored on our servers to permit identification, (for example IP-address, date, time and pages viewed). 
The IP-address is not used to identify the user or create, directly or indirectly, a profile of the user.
By providing us with input data, you consent to the collection and storage of data. The statistical analysis of non-identifiable data records is reserved.

Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties

We only use your personal information within  Putsch® GmbH & Co. We will not give your data to third parties without your explicit consent. Regarding the transmission of data to a person entitled to receive that information,  we commit ourselves to act in accordance with the statutory requirements.
You have the right at any time to revoke (any permissions given)?
You have the right at any time to request free information about your stored personal data, including in so far as the information relates to the origin of the data, or the recipients or categories of recipients, and/or the purpose of the storage. Send your requests by e-mail to

Right to Information

The person or parties involved are entitled to receive information regarding stored data and, in so far as this information relates to the data, the recipient or catergory of recipients of the data, and the intended purpose of the stored data.

Right of Data Correction and Storage

The person or parties involved may, at any time, request the correction of his or her data as well take exception to his or her personal data storage details. The exception to this is information related to the ending of a contract, which, for such purposes, needs to be maintained.

Protection of Minors

Children and persons under the age of 18 years without the consent of their parents or legal guardians cannot submit any personal data to us. We do not solicit personal information from minors, do not collect this,  and do not pass informaiton on to third parties.

Use of Cookies

To some extent, the Website makes use Cookies. Most browsers are set up to automatically accept Cookies. However, you can disable storage of Cookies or set up your browser so that it alerts you as soon as Cookies are sent.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser. Most of the Cookies we use are so-called “Session Cookies” that areautomatically deleted after the end of your visit. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are currently in use by thousands of Web sites to be able to provide users personalized or targeted offers or information. If a user goes to such a Website, the Cookie store the webpage  status for use when the user returns to that webpage. Your  browser may, depending on the local settings, be set to determine whether the cookie on the User-Computer is saved. Cookies can not as plain text files enter the user’s system, or cause damage.
In particular, you can limit access by cookies to only those webpages you select. The text files are activated by the server from a selected website, and updated during your next visit, for example, in order to show you other types of advertising, or to make available to you information about your last visit. Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG uses revenue from Cookies to pay for page views. The user is provided with a random number – a kind of alias – when using Cookies.  This ensures that requests are fulfilled for the same user, but without information on the identity of the user or other data. As a rule, such Cookies have a life of only 24 hours.
Even so, Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG can create a cookie with a long service life , which your browser settings  will check and use as the starting point for  the next visit to the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG websitet.
Only in exeptional cases, Cookies on the website of Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG website may contain personal data.  For example, if you are in the Login  area,  and select the storage of your Login Password (to allow Auto-Login) Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG can deposit a Cookie with the user name of your choice, also a alias,

Website Use Analysis with the help of Google Analytics

Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG selected for the evaluation of its website Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ( “Google” ), which consolidates Cookie use. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG website (including a part of their IP-address) are sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG website, to compile reports on  website activity for Putsch, and  to further the use of the website, the Internet and related services.
Google will also pass on this information to third parties, provided that this is required by the law, or to such third parties that process the information on Google’s behalf (Google’s subcontractors). Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google Inc.
Using a simple procedure in your browser, you can prevent  the installation of the cookies in your computer (see next section).  By using the Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Possible Updates:

The data collection and storage process used by Google Analytics can at any time in  the future be updated without notice. You have the opportunity to install a browser plugin released by Google that allows you to opt out of Google Analytics completely. This is available for various browser versions and can be downloaded from
In view of the discussion about the use of assessment tools with full IP-addresses, we would like to point out that the Google Analytics site uses  the extension “_anonymizeIP( )” and therefore IP-addresses are processed and  shortened to exclude a direct link to a person.
If you do not want to use the benefits of cookies, you can use a simple “enable/disable” procedure in your browser. However, we should point out that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website. Read more about this in your browser’s Help screen.

No liability for Partner-Webpages

We suggest that partners and other Internet sites and services that are accessible through websites, have their own privacy policy independent of Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG. Putsch® GmbH & Co. KG accepts no responsibility or liability for (associations or links?) not in the related policies and procedures.