CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS
Every effort will be made to maintain the confidentiality of your study records. For online participation, your confidentiality will be kept to the degree permitted by the technology being used. No guarantees can be made regarding the interception of data via the Internet or emails. The data collected from the study will be used for educational and publication purposes, however, you will not be identified by name. For federal audit purposes, the participant’s documentation for this research project will be maintained and safeguarded by Mary Short, Ph.D. for a minimum of three years after completion of the study. After that time, the participant’s documentation may be destroyed.
Your confidentiality will be kept to the degree permitted by the technology being used. No guarantees canbe made regarding the interception of data sent via the Internet by any third parties.
Upon completion of the study, participants will be offered the opportunity to enter to win a $10 gift card. Aside from this, there is no financial compensation to be offered for participation in the study.
INVESTIGATOR’S RIGHT TO WITHDRAW PARTICIPANT
The investigator has the right to withdraw you from this study at any time.
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS
The investigator has offered to answer all your questions. If you have additional questions during the course of this study about the research or any related problem, you may contact the Student Researcher, Lauren Harrison, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Faculty Sponsor, Mary Short Ph.D., may be contacted at phone number 281-283-3412 or by email at email@example.com. Chad Wetterneck, PhD may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have agreed to waive your signature so that your response is completely anonymous. Your voluntary participation in this research project is indicated by completing and returning the survey form (attached). Such participation does not release the investigator(s), institution(s), sponsor(s) or granting agency(ies) from their professional and ethical responsibility to you.
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (UHCL) COMMITTEE FOR PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS HAS REVIEWED AND APPROVED THIS PROJECT. ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AS A RESEARCH SUBJECT MAY BE ADDRESSED TO THE UHCL COMMITTEE FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS (281-283-3015). ALL RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT ARE CARRIED OUT BY INVESTIGATORS AT UHCL ARE GOVERNED BY REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. (FEDERALWIDE ASSURANCE # FWA00004068)