QR codes being used for test and trace by owners of Dunfermline pub

A company which owns a Dunfermline pub is asking customers to scan QR codes with their smartphones to comply with testing and tracing requirements.

The Discovery Group run the Elizabethan in the town's Halbeath Road.

It has turned to Promotigo, accredited by the Data and Marketing Association, to take up its Guest Visit solution.

The function of it is to take contact details and is said to be simple, secure and complies with GDPR legislation.

Hospitality businesses in Scotland are required to collect details to support NHS Scotland's Test and Protect Service amid ongoing efforts to keep coronavirus suppressed.

Pubs and restaurants have been permitted to allow people to go to indoor areas as of today, after lockdown restrictions were eased.

At the start of last week, places like beer gardens and café's were permitted to open outdoor spaces only.

Sales and Marketing Director of the Discovery Group Andy Fell would like to see testing and tracing in this way go mainstream.

He describes how the QR code is used:

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