Welcome and Consent Statement

Thank you for agreeing to complete our survey, “Your ChinatownTO.”

This is a research project being conducted by Erica Allen-Kim, a professor at U of T, in partnership with the Chinatown BIA. It should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Your participation in this survey is voluntary. You may refuse to take part or exit the survey at any time without penalty. You are free to decline to answer any question for any reason.

You will receive no direct benefits from participating in this survey, but your responses may help the BIA and the principal researcher to learn more about the younger generation’s preferences and experiences in Chinatown.

There are no foreseeable risks involved in participating in this survey.

Your survey answers will be sent to a link at Surveymonkey.com where data will be stored in a password protected electronic format. Survey Monkey does not collect identifying information such as your name, email address, or IP address. Therefore, your responses will remain anonymous. No one will be able to identify you or your answers, and no one will know whether or not you participated in the study.

If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact the principal researcher, Erica Allen-Kim, via email at ericas.allen-kim@daniels.utoronto.ca

If you feel you have not been treated according to the descriptions in this consent text, or that your rights as a participant in research have not been honored during the course of this survey, or if you have any questions, concerns, or complaints that you wish to address to someone other than the investigator, you may contact the Research Oversight and Compliance Office—Human Research Ethics Program at ethnics.review@utoronto.ca or 416-946-3273.
Please select your choice below. You may print a copy of this consent form for your records. Clicking on the “Agree” button indicates that--

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* 1. You have read the above information and you voluntarily agree to participate.

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* 2. You are 18 years of age or older