Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The operator of this site takes the protection of personal data in all business processes very seriously. Your personal data will be treated confidentially in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. Our website can be used without providing personal data. Any personal data (name, address, email address) collected on our pages is provided on a voluntary basis. This data will not be transferred to third parties without your explicit consent.

Fokus Zukunft GmbH & Co. KG
Leutstettener Straße 28
82319 Starnberg
Phone: +49 8151/ 44 6 77-0
Email: info@fokus-zukunft.com


Collection of technically necessary data and log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us, namely:

  • Browser type and version
  • Requested website or file
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data will not be associated with other data sources.

Secure data transfer

Our website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator. This means that data you transfer via this website cannot be accessed by third parties. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the “https://” in the address line of your browser and the padlock icon in the browser line.


This website uses cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help us to improve our website’s ease of use, efficiency and security. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are ‘session cookies’ which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies, which are known as ‘persistent cookies’, remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser settings so that you are alerted when cookies are placed and only allow cookies in individual cases, block cookies in certain or all cases and enable automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Website functions may be limited if you disable cookies altogether.

Cookies that are necessary for performance of the electronic communication process are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) point f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to ensure technically flawless and optimised delivery of its services. Where other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your internet usage) are stored, they will be addressed separately in this Privacy Policy.

To ensure that you can define the data privacy settings on our website to best reflect your interests, we provide you with the opportunity to set your preferences in regard to statistics, marketing and services at the start of your visit.

Necessary cookies for the provision of services

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Service cookies

Service cookies are used to load content from external sources, including YouTube.

Visitor statistics

Statistics cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information in an anonymised form. Google Analytics is used for this purpose.

Browser plug-in

You may prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that you may not be able to use all website functions in this case. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in, which is available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Google Fonts

Our website uses Google Fonts from Google Inc. Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for the European region. We have integrated the Google fonts locally, i.e. on our web server and not on Google servers. This means that there is no connection to Google servers and therefore no data transfer or storage.

Google Ads

Our website uses the Google Ads service from Google Ireland Limited, Google Building, Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Ads enables us to place advertisements on external websites that draw attention to our offers and services. Google uses ‘AdServers’ to place these advertisements. This involves AdServer cookies that are used to identify user clicks. Google Ads will store a cookie on your PC if you access our website via a Google ad. These cookies generally expire after 30 days. A unique cookies is assigned to each Ads customer. It is therefore not possible to track cookies using the websites of Ads customers. We do not collect and process any personal data as part of the advertising measures outlined above. We receive statistical evaluations from Google. Users cannot be identified. The marketing tools cause your browser to automatically establish a direct connection with a Google server. If you have a user account with Google and are registered, Google can assign the visit to your user account. It is possible that Google may obtain and store your IP address, even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in. You can prevent the placing of cookies by deleting existing cookies and disabling the storage of cookies in the settings of your web browser. Please take note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website if you do so. You may also prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings to block cookies from the “www.googleadservices.com” domain.(https://www.google.de/settings/ads). Kindly take note that deleting cookies will also delete this setting. You can also disable interest-based ads by selecting the link http://optout.aboutads.info. Kindly take note that deleting cookies will also delete this setting. For further information, please refer to the Google privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de and https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics. The provider of the web analysis service is Google Ireland ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics uses cookies for this purpose, which enable your use of our website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is transmitted to and stored on a Google server, which is generally located in the USA.
As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise our website and, if necessary, advertising.

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. 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.

You can object to the collection of data by Google Analytics with effect for the future by installing an opt-out add-on (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) for your browser. As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data within this website in the future (the opt-out only works in this browser and only for this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.

IP anonymisation

We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymisation function. It ensures that Google truncates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmitting it to the USA. There may be exceptional cases in which Google transmits the full IP address to a server in the USA and truncates it there. Google will use this information on our behalf to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Demographic characteristics with Google Analytics

Our website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. It can be used to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of visitors to the site. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time. This is possible via the ad settings in your Google account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section “Objection to data collection”.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Web analytics service matomo

We use Matomo without cookies as a privacy-friendly web analytics software. Returning visitors are only recorded using an encrypted identifier based on the anonymized IP address together with visitor-side browser settings. This identifier is changed every 24 hours. As a result, visitor movements within our website are recorded in such a way that it is not possible to draw conclusions about the identity of individual visitors. The data collected by Matomo is only processed by us and is not shared with third parties (matomo.org).

Social media platforms

We maintain online presences on various social media platforms in order to raise awareness of the company and its products. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 (1) point f) GDPR. The links to our social media platforms are exclusively web links. You will only be redirected to our social media platforms. You may use all of the offers that we provide on our social media platforms as a “non-fan/non-member”. Registration is not required.

The data you enter on our fan page, such as comments, videos or images, will not be used or shared by us for any other purpose at any time. We process your information for the purpose of communicating with you if you use the messaging function on the platforms to make contact with us. The data is stored only for as long as is necessary to fulfil its purpose.

However, as the operator of the social media platform, we have no influence on the processing of your data by the providers of the social media platforms. It cannot be ruled out that the providers of the social media platforms will use your profile data and/or transfer it to third parties. You should only use social media platforms if you are aware of these consequences. If you use our online presences, we would like to point out that your data may also be processed outside the European Union and that it may be more difficult to exercise your rights. Some providers have been certified in accordance with the Privacy Shield. They have committed themselves to compliance with the European data protection standard. The data collected on the social media platforms is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. To this end, cookies are stored on your computer in which your user behaviour is saved.

If you are asked by the respective provider of the social media platform for consent to the processing of your personal data, this consent refers to Art. 6 (1) point a) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 7 GDPR.

If you wish to make a request for information or to exercise your other rights regarding the processing of your personal data on the social media platforms, you must address this request directly to the provider of the relevant social media platforms. Only they have direct access to your personal data and can provide the relevant information.


We use the applicant management system d.vinci HR-Systems GmbH, Nagelsweg 37-39, 20097 Hamburg (“d.vinci”) on our website. An order processing contract has been concluded with d.vinci in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. Data is not processed outside the EU.
Data is not transferred to third countries. You can find further information on data protection at d.vinci at https://www.dvinci.de/datenschutz/
Further information on data protection in connection with your application can be found in the application form.


Videos from the “YouTube” platform, a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, are embedded on this website. Information concerning user behaviour (e.g. opening of the video and duration of viewing) is transmitted when you view video content on our website. You will find the Google privacy policy here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/


Our pages have integrated plug-ins from the social network LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland). You can recognise the LinkedIn plug-ins by the LinkedIn logo on our website. If you use the plug-in to access the LinkedIn website, LinkedIn will receive the information that you have accessed the website via our website and also your IP address. For more information concerning data protection at LinkedIn, visit the

Privacy Policy https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

External links

Our website contains external links to our partners and service providers. You can recognise the external link to a third-party website by the green font colour and the index finger that appears when you move the cursor over the font. This Privacy Policy does not extend to the pages operated by the external providers. The privacy policies of the individual providers will apply in these cases.

Contact forms

Data that is transferred by means of the contact form, including the contact details, will be stored in order to be able to process your enquiry or to be available for follow-up questions.

Processing of the data that is entered in the contact form is based exclusively on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point a) GDPR or for the performance of a contract in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point b) GDPR. You may withdraw your consent at any time. A simple email message with not formal requirements shall be sufficient to withdraw your consent. Withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of data processing carried out prior to the withdrawal of consent.

As a rule, this data is not transferred to third parties unless it is necessary for the performance of a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) point b) GDPR, for the exercise of our claims pursuant to Art. 6 (1) point f) GDPR or if disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation pursuant to Art. 6 (1) point c) GDPR.

Data that is transferred by means of the contact form will remain with us until you request its erasure, withdraw your consent to its storage or the purpose of its storage no longer applies.Mandatory statutory provisions – including but not limited to retention periods – remain unaffected.

Transfer to third parties

It may be necessary to check the creditworthiness of a new customer before concluding a contract; this takes place on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) point f) GDPR. We cooperate with Creditreform Stuttgart Strahler KG Theodor-Heuss-Str. 2, 70174 Stuttgart or Creditreform Boniversum GmbH, Hammfelddamm, 41460 Neuss for this purpose, from whom we receive the necessary data. We transfer your name and contact details to the aforementioned service providers to take these steps. Information pursuant to Art. 14 GDPR concerning the data processing carried out at Creditreform Boniversum GmbH can be found here: https://www.boniversum.de/eu-dsgvo/informationen-nach-eu-dsgvo-fuer-verbraucher

Your rights Information about your rights

Information rights according to Art. 15 GDPR

You have the right to obtain information about how we process personal data about you. When we process personal data about you, you have the right to know

  • why we process the data
  • what categories of data we process
  • whether your data will be transferred to third parties
  • the storage period of your data
  • that you have a right to rectification and erasure of the data concerning you, including the right to restrict processing and/or the possibility to object
  • that you have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
  • the source of the data, if we have not collected it from you directly
  • whether your data will be used for automated decision-making and, if so, to know the logic on which the decision is based and what effects and scope the automated decision may have for you

Right to rectification of data according to Art. 16 GDPR

You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of your data if it is incorrect and/or incomplete. This right also includes the right to completion through supplementary statements or notifications. A rectification and/or completion must be made without undue delay.

Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to obtain from us the erasure of your personal data if

  • the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and processed;
  • the data processing is based on consent given by you and you have withdrawn the consent.

A right to the erasure of personal data does not exist if

  • processing of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation (e.g. statutory retention periods),
  • for the fulfilment of public tasks and interests according to applicable law (including “public health”) or
  • the personal data is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Erasure must take place without undue delay.

Right to restriction according to Art. 18 GDPR

You have the right to obtain restriction of processing of your personal data in the following cases:

  • If you have contested the accuracy of your personal data, you may request that we do not use your data for any other purpose for the period required to verify its accuracy and therefore restrict its processing.
  • In the event of unlawful data processing, you may obtain restriction of data use instead of its erasure.

Where you require your personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, but it is no longer required by us, you may obtain restriction of processing to the purposes of pursuing your legal claim.

Where you have objected to data processing (Art. 21 (1) GDPR) and it is not yet clear whether our interests in processing outweigh your interests, you may request that your data not be used for other purposes for the duration of the review and therefore that its processing be restricted.

Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to obtain from us the data you have provided to us in a commonly used electronic format.

You may also demand that we transfer this data directly to another organisation (designated by you), provided this is technically feasible for us.

Your exercise of this right is predicated on the processing having been carried out on the basis of consent or for the performance of a contract and involving the use of automated procedures.

The exercise of the right to data portability must not impair the rights or freedoms of other persons. Your right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR remains, even if you exercise the right to data portability.

Right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR

Where data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 point f) (data processing for the protection of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular circumstances. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or where processing is used for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

You can obtain information about stored data by sending us a request, where possible in writing.

Requests for information and questions can be addressed at any time to:

Fokus Zukunft GmbH & Co. KG
Ulrike Schneider
Data Protection Officer
Leutstettener Straße 28
82319 Starnberg
Phone: +49 8151/ 44 6 77-0
Email: Datenschutz@scharr.de


You will find the information pursuant to Art. 13 and 14 GDPR here.

Privacy Policy version: January 2024