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What legal and ethical information should I be aware of?

What are my rights if I take part?

This study is being conducted on the lawful basis of ‘explicit consent’ set out in Article 6(1)(a) and Article 9(2)(a) of General Data Production Regulation 2018 and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. Subject to this legislation, you have the right to be informed; you may also have the right to access, rectify, erase or restrict your data, or object to it being used. To find out more about how we are using your personal data for this project, please take a look at the Fair Processing Notice which includes more information on how we use your data for this research. If you are dissatisfied with how your information has been handled and the response from the research team, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO): Address: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK95AF; T: 030 3123 1113; Email: casework@ico.org.uk.

Does this study have ethical approval from a university?

This study has been approved by the Ethics Committee, Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University.