SMT Scharf AG
Römerstraße 104
D- 59075 Hamm

P +49 2381 96001
F +49 2381 960311

Management Board: Volker Weiss
Chairman of the supervisory board: Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis

Company seat: Hamm
Registered with: Hamm District Court
Commercial register no.: HRB 5845

VAT ID no. pursuant to s. 27a of the German Value Added Tax Act: DE 210150891

Person responsible for the content of the website and the editorial decisions (mandatory information pursuant to s. 5 of the Telemedia Act, and s. 55 II of the German Broadcasting State Agreement)
Mr Volker Weiss, Römerstraße 104, D- 59075 Hamm

Liability for content

The greatest of care is taken in preparing our websites’ content. However, we cannot make any guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness and currency of the content. As the provider, pursuant to s. 7(1) of the Telemedia Act, we are responsible at law for our own content on these pages.

However, pursuant to ss. 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act, as a provider, we are not obliged to monitor third-party information which is transmitted or stored, or to investigate anything which indicates something unlawful.  This is without prejudice to any general legal obligation to remove or block access to information. We can only be held liable if we are aware of a concrete breach of the law. Where such illegal content has been identified, such content will be removed immediately.

Users of this website accept that they access this website and its content at their own risk. Neither SMT Scharf AG nor any third parties involved in the production or transmission of this website shall be liable for harm or loss arising from access to or an inability to access, or from the use or an inability to use the website or from any reliance on information on this website.

All offers remain free and unbinding. SMT Scharf AG expressly reserves the right to change, add to, delete or temporarily or permanently remove the websites, in part or in full, without notice.

Liability in relation to links

Our online presence contains links to external third-party websites; we do not have any influence over the content of such websites. Accordingly, we cannot make any guarantee as to this third-party content. The relevant provider or operator is responsible for the content of the linked websites. At the time that a link is placed to a page, the page is checked for possible illegal content. There was no apparent illegal content at the time that the link was placed. We cannot be expected to carry out ongoing checks of the content of linked sites without concrete information regarding a possible legal breach. Where illegal content has been identified, the links will be removed immediately.


The content and works on these sites are subject to German copyright law. The content must not be reproduced, edited, distributed in any way which is inconsistent with copyright law, without the author’s written permission. This website may only be downloaded or copied for private, non-commercial purposes. To the extent that content on this site was not created by the operator, third-party copyright rights have been observed. In particular, third-party content is marked as such. Should you become aware of a breach of copyright notwithstanding the foregoing, please notify us. Where illegal content has been identified, such content will be removed immediately. All named products and logos are registered trade marks and are owned by the proprietor.


Any data downloaded from our websites is downloaded at your own risk. SMT Scharf AG is not liable for harm caused by downloading or using stored data. While current virus scans are employed, to the extent possible under law, we exclude any liability for any harm or problem caused by computer viruses.

General terms and conditions

Our general terms and conditions apply. You can access them here.


We advise you that data transmission via the internet (e.g. using email communication) may be insecure. It is not possible to guarantee 100% protection of your information against third parties.

We hereby expressly declare the contact information provided to us and subject to our privacy statement must not be used by third parties to send information or advertising material which has not expressly been requested by the user. The site operators expressly reserve all rights to legal action in cases of unrequested advertising information, e.g. via spam emails.

Data protection

For our detailed provisions under data protection law as required under s. 13 of the Telemedia Act, please refer to our Data Protection Policy.

The information on this website is subjected to continual examination and update. Neither the provider nor SMT Scharf AG accept any liability for the contents or guarantee the actuality, accuracy or completeness of the websites to which reference is made with a link.
The contents and structure of this website are protected by copyright. The reproduction of information or data (in particular texts, parts of texts, illustrative material) requires the prior consent of SMT Scharf AG unless indicated to the contrary.