* 1. The purpose of this research project is to aid the design process of a Final Year Design Project.This is a research project being conducted by a student at Leeds University. You are invited to participate in this research project because you are interested in water sports.

Your participation in this research study is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this research survey, you may withdraw at any time. If you decide not to participate in this study or if you withdrawl from participating at any time, you will not be penalized.

The procedure involves filling an online survey that will take approximately 10 minutes. Your responses will be confidential and we do not collect identifying information such as your name, email address or IP address. The survey questions will be about personal belongings and opinions on the use of waterproof pouches.

We will do our best to keep your information confidential. All data is stored in a password protected electronic format. To help protect your confidentiality, the surveys will not contain information that will personally identify you. The results of this study will be used for scholarly purposes only and may be shared with Leeds University representatives.

If you have any questions about the research study, please contact Katy Witts.This research has been reviewed according to Leeds University IRB procedures for research involving human subjects.

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