QR codes are similar to a barcode that a person scans using their smart phone camera. The QR code takes the person to a website where they enter their details.
Businesses are strongly encourage to use QR codes, however businesses may use an alternative electronic method for collecting information.
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Information collected via the QR code generated in REI Forms Live goes to the agency that is hosting the inspection or auction to allow them to comply with contact tracing requirements. This information is provided to the relevant health authorities if it ever be required. It is stored securely, within Australia and the information is not sold for marketing purposes.
Information collected via the Contact Tracing QR code is stored for 28 days to assist with contact tracing (if required
You will need to alert the Agent that is listed on the form, as they will need to keep your details by other means.
People may be reassured that their details are kept securely within Australia and that the records will be deleted after 28 days, once the potential need for contact tracing has passed.
Yes. The use of the Contact Tracing form is related directly to your presence at an inspection or auction at the premises and Agency listed on the form. The COVID Safe app has a broader use and is not venue based. It is for use in other locations such as open spaces, parks and public transport.
Most modern smart phones are compatible with the use of the QR code, via the camera, it may require enabling the camera device settings. There are many free QR scanner apps available via the App Store or Google Play.
You will need to revert to a manual process for collecting contact information