Frequently Asked Questions

Why are our wristbands better than others on the market?
Other wristbands use static messages that are handwritten, messy or difficult to read. What if your crucial medical message changes? You’ll need to spend another $15 or more, to wear a second wristband, and then wait for it to arrive! Checkpoint Wristbands are better and truly unique. You can update your message as many times as you want.
How secure is my information?
Checkpoint Wristbands automatically encrypts your information in transit from your computers to servers using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with an encryption key length of 128 bits (the same level of protection used by Banks online).
Who can view my messages?
The only people that can view your messages are you, and whomever texts or QR scans your activated wristbands.
How long can a wristband be worn?
Companion Bands: It depends on the user, and for how long a wristband will be worn. Most kids, on average, can wear a single Tyvek constructed wristband through a weekend. We’ve had users tell us that they’ve put our wristbands through its paces for up to six days and still were able to be scanned.
Identity Bands: Our silicon wristbands are a long lasting solution. They slip on the wrist in a quick and easy way for fast on-the-go scenarios. Stylish and comfortable, they can last for months at a time. It’s important to keep the metal free from scratches or marring. Check the QR symbol regularly, to make sure the metal is picking up scans.
Integrity Bands: Our nylon version wristbands are a long-lasting solution for wearers that need regular, everyday protection. Stylish and comfortable, they can last for about a year or more. It’s important to keep the metal free from scratches or marring. Check the QR symbol regularly, to make sure the metal is picking up scans.
How many times can I change the message on wristbands?
You can change the message as many times as you want.
Is there a renewal or maintenance fee?
No, there is no additional fee of any kind.
How can I use Checkpoint Wristbands?
You can use them on your kids, pet’s collar, luggage, power tools, yourself, etc. There are many ways that you can apply Checkpoint Wristbands to other items for identification.