In England, if you ‘check in’ using the official NHS QR code you do not need to also provide your contact details. Checking in with the NHS COVID-19 app means that if there is an outbreak associated with a venue you visited you might receive an app notification with the necessary public health advice.

In Wales, if you're asked to provide your contact details to support NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect, when you enter a venue then you should continue to do so. Providing your contact details allows local health protection teams to contact you directly where absolutely necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Read more about how it is decided whether you get an alert that you’ve been at the same venue as people with coronavirus (COVID-19).