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Any privacy concerns with using a QR code? How does the system protect privacy?

The QR code on cards is safe to be read by anybody: it contains no private information directly, only a code that looks like this:



This information is used by our system to look up information about the individual. Without access to the system, the code itself has no meaning.

Access to our system happens via regular user authentication (user ID & password) over a secure connection (protected by an SSL certificate). This prevents “man in the middle” attacks and ensure that only those users with administration credentials for the school have access to private information associated with individuals.

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