Website Credits / Legal disclaimer

About us

SOMM - Society Of Music Merchants e. V.
Hardenbergstraße 9a
10623 Berlin

Managing Director: Daniel Sebastian Knöll 

Registration: Charlottenburg district court VR 32942 B
Sales tax number: DE 25 14 71 056

Phone: +49 30 - 85 74 74 8 -0
Fax: +49 30 - 85 74 74 8 -55
E-mail: somm[at]somm.eu
URL: www.somm.eu 

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Website: www.emida-awards.eu

Programming: aberratio GmbH, www.aberratio.de
Design corporate logo: Melanie Torney - Dipl.-Designerin, www.torney-design.de
Copyright/Legal disclaimer

Liability for links

Our site contains links to third-party websites over which we have no control. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for this third-party content. The respective provider or operator of the site is always responsible for the content of the linked site. The linked sites were checked for possible legal violations at the time the link was created. Illegal content was not found at the time the link was created. However, constant control of the content of the linked sites cannot be reasonably expected without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware of violations, we will remove such links immediately.


All text, images and downloads on this site are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or reused without permission, nor may they be used for commercial purposes.

Disclosure of data

The SOMM - Society Of Music Merchants e. V. does not disclose any personal data to third parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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General terms and conditions

These ‘Terms and Conditions of Use’ apply to all use of this site.

Additional terms will be referred to where appropriate. The operator of this online service reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. By using the service, the user agrees to the latest version of these terms.

1. Content of the site

The Society of Music Merchants (SOMM) e. V. (‘SOMM’ in the following) assumes no responsibility for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information and content provided. SOMM rules out any liability for damage, material or non-material, caused by the use or non-use of the information provided, or through the use of erroneous and incomplete information, unless the damage can be attributed to deliberate error or gross negligence on the part of SOMM. All contents are subject to confirmation and non-binding. SOMM reserves the exclusive right to change, add to or delete parts of the site or the entire site, or suspend its availability completely or for a limited period, without notice. All e-mails received by SOMM are treated as confidential, and their content - unless expressly indicated otherwise - will not be disclosed to third parties.

2. References and links

Despite careful monitoring, SOMM hereby expressly dissociates itself from the content of all linked or connected pages that have been modified since the link was established. This statement applies to all links and references within our own online offerings, as well as to third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums or mailing lists set up by SOMM. Liability for any illegal, inaccurate or incomplete content, and especially for damages arising from the use or non-use of information presented in this form, is borne solely by the operator of the site in question, not by the party merely linking to the publication in question.

3. Copyright, performance protection rights and industrial property rights

SOMM endeavours to observe the copyright of graphics, (picture) audio files, video sequences and texts; to use its own graphics, (picture) audio files, video sequences and texts; or to use unlicensed graphics, (picture) audio files, video sequences and texts in all publications. All brands mentioned on the site, and possibly protected by third parties, are subject, without restriction, to the applicable trademark laws.

SOMM is the sole owner of the copyright and performance protection rights for published objects created by SOMM itself, such as audio and video recordings, photos and covers. Reproduction or use of such graphics, audio documents, video sequences or texts in any electronic or printed publications is prohibited without SOMM’s express permission. All audio files, videos and covers presented on this site are legally protected.

4. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer of liability is to be regarded as part of the online site linking to this page. In the event that any portions or individual provisions of this text may not, no longer or do not wholly correspond to the prevailing laws, they shall not invalidate the rest of this document, which shall remain in full force and effect.