posted: Apr. 7, 2010 @ 11:30a
Please post if and when you receive your $5 card by email.
if i get red, please explain why. i really think its a great freebie. my friend received her $5 yesterday
Internet Use for Travel Planning
Agreement to Participate in a Survey Regarding the Use of Websites for Travel Planning
This research project is being conducted as a component of a dissertation for a doctoral degree. The purpose of the project is to learn what influences the use of websites for travel planning. Participation in the project is completely voluntary and will consist of filling out a survey. You are free to withdraw from participation in the survey at any time without penalty. Survey questions will focus first on your thoughts about yourself and then your thoughts about travel websites. No personal identifying information will be included with the research results. Completion of the survey should take about 15-20 minutes. Approximately 200 people will participate in the study.
The investigator believes there is no risk to participating in this research project. Participating in this research may be of no direct benefit to you. It is believed, however, the results from this project will increase understanding about the use of travel websites for travel planning and be used to make travel websites better. Research data will be confidential to the extent allowed by law. No identifying information will be collected as part of the survey data. Agencies with research oversight, such as the University of Hawai‛i (UH) Committee on Human Studies, have the authority to review research data. All research records will be stored in a locked file in the primary investigator’s office for the duration of the research project. All other research records will be destroyed upon completion of the project.
As compensation for time spent participating in the research project, you will receive US$5 via an electronic gift card to Amazon.com (or another electronic gift card to a store approved by the researcher). At the completion of the survey, you will get instructions on how to obtain the electronic gift card.
If you have any questions regarding this research project, please contact the researcher, Laura Welsh, at (808)375-3599, or by email at email@example.com. You may also request a copy of the survey results.
If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, please contact the UH Committee on Human Studies at (808)956-5007, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please print or save a copy of this agreement to participate for your future reference.
YOU SHOULD COMPLETE THIS SURVEY ONLY IF YOU HAVE USED AN AIRLINE RESERVATION WEBSITE AND A CITY-SPECIFIC TOURISM WEBSITE BEFORE. Airline reservation websites allow customers to find flight schedules, view fares, check flight availability, and purchase airline tickets. Airline reservation websites mean the websites of individual airlines, such as United Airlines (www.United.com), and also mean websites such as Travelocity (www.Travelocity.com) which allow you to make airline reservations. City-specific tourism websites provide general information about a destination city (London or Orlando, for example), including information about the city's attractions, hotel accommodations, restaurants and dining, transportation, and maps of the city.
Thank you for helping to improve travel websites!
1. I have read and understand the above information, and agree to participate in this research project.
I have read and understand the above information, and agree to participate in this research project. Yes