Take Part


We're excited that you're interested in participating in our research project and having your say in the future development of technology in your city and community. Before you proceed, we want to ensure that you fully understand the terms and conditions of your participation. Please read the following information carefully.


Terms and Conditions

1. Consent to Participate

By entering your personal information and completing the sign-up process, you are providing your informed consent to take part in our research study. Your participation in this study is voluntary, and you have the right to withdraw at any time without any consequences.

2. Data Usage

We want to assure you that any personal information you provide during this sign-up process will be used solely for the purposes of this research study. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy, and your data will be handled in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws.

3. Data Collection

During the course of the study, we may collect various types of data, including but not limited to:

  • Personal Information: Name, contact details, and demographic information.
  • Study Responses: Responses to surveys, questionnaires, or interviews.
  • Behavioral Data: Information related to your interactions with the study materials.

4. Data Security

We take data security seriously and have implemented measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Your data will be stored securely and accessible only to authorized personnel involved in the research project.

5. Anonymity

To ensure your privacy, we will use pseudonyms or unique identifiers to anonymize your data. Any published results or reports will not include personally identifiable information.

6. Data Retention

We will retain your data for the duration of the study and for a reasonable period afterward, as required for analysis and potential future research. After this period, your data will be securely deleted.

7. Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about your participation in this study or the handling of your data, please contact us at [Contact Email/Phone Number]. Your inquiries will be addressed promptly.

8. Right to Withdraw

You have the right to withdraw from this study at any time, without providing a reason. Your decision to withdraw will not affect your relationship with us.

9. Conclusion

By proceeding with the sign-up process, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the information provided above and consent to participate in our research study. Your contribution is invaluable to our research, and we appreciate your involvement.

Thank you for your interest in our study, and we look forward to your participation.

CyberSocial Research Lab Saotharlann Taighde Chibear-Shóisialta

Dept. of Sociology and Criminology, Askive Ground Floor, O' Donovan's Road, University College Cork, Cork City, Ireland,