Trace Uganda by Ministry of Health and NITA-U is aimed at protecting you and your family from COVID-19. All you need to do is register with your phone number and you're in. Your phone number is only required for registering into the app and to be contacted if you request so by a contact tracer from the Ministry of Health. No passwords are stored for that matter
How it works
Trace Uganda is a community-driven contact tracing app to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Trace Uganda uses Bluetooth to determine if you are near another Trace-Ug user. The proximity data is stored only on your phone. Ministry of Health will seek your consent to upload the data, if it's needed for contact tracing
What information do we collect?
Your tracing information that is information of other the devices you've been tracking over 21 days. This data is only provided by you at your own consent.
Since we do not use of GPS, we do not track your location and neither do we pass your details on to third parties.
Your phone number is only used to identify you as a valid user
Credit Card Details
No credit card details are needed to use Trace Uganda Information
The following are data the application collects when you sign in:
Your device operating system
Your device model, required to exchange information with other Bluetooth devices
Your Bluetooth signal strength
Your device battery power
Other Trace user device information
There is absolutely no personal data of you collected in the application