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This project has been approved in accordance with Aarhus University's guidelines by the university's Research Ethics Committee (IRB). It will comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) to protect individual’s data. 

All study procedures and participants involve minimal risk. This study involves no experimental procedures, medical research or behavioural manipulations, only device-based behavioural observation of people's ordinary urban life. We are committed to protecting volunteers’ privacy. The data collection will be completely anonymised with no self-identifying information. Only the study members will be access to the data, which will be stored on secured servers in Aarhus University. No personally-identifying information will be stored on the device.

More information about privacy and ethics, please refer to the  Information Letter where you can see the answers to the following questions:

·         How to protect data?

·         How is confidentiality kept?

·         How is anonymity protected?

·         How is the data stored?

·         How will my data be analysed?

·         Is this a medical study?

·         Are there risks to wearing the camera?

·         Can I delete the images?

·         Can I delete the GPS data and E4 data?

·         How is embarrassment avoided?

·         Can I skip questions on the questionnaire?

·         How is my privacy protected?

·         Do I need to ask permission for third parties (friends, colleagues, family members) to appear
          in the images?

·         Where can I not use the camera?

·         How are other figures appearing in the images protected?

·         Can I connect the sensors to the internet?

·         Will other participants be able to see my data ?

·         When will disclosure happen?

What if you have concerns? 

Questions about the study or your participation or if you have ethical concerns may be directed to the researchers at e-mail: urban_healthsensing@envs.au.dk.