Blockchain for the insurance industry: Compatibility with the GDPR

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Die Versicherungswirtschaft sowie die InsurTech Start-Ups arbeiten daran, entlang der gesamten Wertschöpfungskette (Produkt, Distribution, laufender Versicherungsbetrieb) mittels Blockchain Mehrwert zu schaffen. Die Technologie ermöglicht es, Informationen sicher digital zu speichern, diese jederzeit überprüfen zu können, mit Dritten zu teilen und Transaktionen vorzunehmen. Sie basiert auf Datensammlungen und bewegt sich damit in einem stark regulierten Bereich, dem Datenschutzrecht. Es ist für die Entwicklung der Blockchain und der darauf basierenden Geschäftsmodelle im Versicherungsbereich von grosser Wichtigkeit, dass sich die Blockchain nicht zu berechtigten Interessen nach Datenschutz in Widerspruch bringt. Zu diesem Thema hat sich Lucy Gordon am MCC-Kongress Blockchain für die Assekuranz am 24. Juni 2019 in Köln geäussert.

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July 2019 | Author: Dr. Lucy Gordon

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