Any information obtained in connection with this research study that can identify you will be disclosed only
with your permission; your results will be kept confidential. In any written reports or publications, no one will
be identified or identifiable and only group data will be presented. (If it applies to your study, include ways in
which you will maintain confidentiality, e.g “No one in the daycare center will know your child’s results.” If
you release information to anyone for any reason, you must state the persons or agencies to whom the
information will be furnished, the nature of the information to be furnished, and the purpose of the disclosure.)
Research results will be secured and only the research team will have access to this data during the project.
Data analysis will be completed by (specify the ending date of your research). All original reports and
identifying information that can be linked back to you will be destroyed at the conclusion of this research
project and will not be used for any subsequent research studies. (If tape or video recordings are made, explain
who will have access to them, if they will be presented to others for educational purposes, and when they will
be erased or destroyed.)
Participation in this research study is voluntary. Your decision whether or not to participate will not affect your
current or future relations with (the name of any other cooperating institution or) SPCC in any way. If you
decide to participate, you are free to stop at any time without affecting these relationships. (Explain here if
monetary benefits will be adjusted if the subject withdraws early).
If during the course of this research study the researcher(s) learns about new findings that might influence your
willingness to continue participating in the study, the researcher(s) will inform you of these findings. (This
section is optional. Consult your advisor to decide if it applies to your study).