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Privacy policy

Your personal information will not be shared with anyone outside the Laboratory research staff. In addition, data gathered in the experiment you participate in will not be associated with any identifying information about you, nor will it be disclosed except in the context of presenting the results of the experiment. In addition, you are protected by the following rights:

Social and Behavioral Studies

The rights below are the rights of every person who is asked to be in a research study. As an experimental subject, you have the following rights:

1. To be told what area, subject, or issue the study is trying to find out about.

2. To be told what will happen to you and what the procedures are.

3. To be told about the risks or discomforts, if any, of the things that will happen to you for research purposes.

4. To be told if you can expect any benefit from participating and, if so, what the benefit might be.

5. To be allowed to ask any questions concerning the study, both before agreeing to be involved and during the course of the study.

6. To be told what sort of medical treatment is available if any complications or injuries arise.

7. To refuse to participate or to change your mind about participating after the study is started.

8. To receive your signed and dated copy of this form and the consent form.

9. To be free of pressure when considering whether you wish to agree to be in the study.

If you have other questions, please ask the researcher or research assistant. In addition, you may contact the Institutional Review Board, which is concerned with protecting volunteers in research projects.

You may reach the IRB office by calling (916) 703-9151, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by writing to the Institutional Review Board, CRISP Bldg., Suite 1400, Rm. 1429, 2921 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, California 95817.

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