RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
All members must be advised that they may drop out of the research at any point without any issues. members will be able to have any data that was collected from them in regard to the research removed, so the researchers won’t be able to use the information.
PROTECTION OF PARTICIPANTS
All research ought to be led under skilful supervision to ensure that health and safety guidelines are being followed. All researchers have a responsibility to ensure that all members who are taking part within the group are shielded from any danger or harm.
Researchers ought to receive the permission of the members before all research starts. It isn’t acceptable to just allow possible members to state “Yes”. They additionally require to completely understand what exactly they are signing up to and this needs to be put in writing and kept in order to carry out any research. Researchers must not under any circumstances put any pressure on any of the possible members to get involved with the research.
Once the research is in its final phase, the member should be enlightened as to what their part was within the research and also, what the researcher was exploring and why. Debriefing is important and required to be done as soon as possible, especially if the research has misled the member.
The researcher ought to abstain from misleading members about the idea of the exploration, except if there is no other option. Then in that case it would need to be done under strict conditions and would need to be deemed acceptable by an independent advisor. There are many kinds of research that can’t be completed without in any event some element of misleading.
Any information or data provided by the member including sensitive or any details of research outcomes are to be kept private and confidential and stored correctly along the guidelines of the data protection act. The member must be informed of where it shall be saved, time scale of storage and who can access the data and also what the information will be used for. In certain circumstances data will be shared, however the member will be made aware of this before giving any of their information.