Who will have access to my survey answers?

We will not collect any data that could directly identify you for the purposes of this research.

Your data will initially be gathered and stored securely by Kinder (owned by Ferrero), who own the Applaydu app. It will be stored within the European Economic Area (“EEA”); and by submitting your data, you agree to this storage.

Data will then be transferred to the University of Oxford for analysis, using a secure, encrypted means of transfer. It will be stored securely, with access only by researchers at the University of Oxford. We will take all reasonable measures to make sure that data remain confidential.  Research data will be stored for three years after publication of the findings.

The analysis we carry out be guided by strict legal and ethical principles (Terms of Use and Privacy Policy).

Who has reviewed this study?

This project has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through, the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee (reference: CIA-21-269).

Who do I contact to ask questions about the research?

If you have any questions or concerns about the study, before or after taking part, please email the Dr Pinar Kolancali (pinar.kolancali@education.ox.ac.uk).

You can read more about the wider research project on our project page.

Who do I contact if I have a concern or wish to complain?

If you have a concern about any aspect of this study, please speak to Professor Victoria Murphy [project email] and we will do our best to answer your query.  We will acknowledge your concern within 10 working days and give you an idea of how it will be dealt with.  If you remain unhappy or wish to make a formal complaint, please contact the Chair of the Social Sciences & Humanities Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee, who will seek to resolve the matter as soon as possible:

Email: ethics@socsci.ox.ac.uk
Address: Research Services, University of Oxford, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD