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Veteran interviews - consent form

Title of Project: UK Veterans from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds

Name of Researcher(s): Gaby Atfield, Beate Baldauf, Dr Emily Erickson, Andreana Glendinning – Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, Dr Sally-Anne Barnes - University of Leicester

A downloadable version of this form can be found here.

A downloadable version of the participant information leaflet can be found here.

I confirm that I have read and understand the information sheet (version 3, 20/07/2022) for the above study. I have had the opportunity to consider the information, ask questions and have had these answered satisfactorily. (required)
I understand that my participation is voluntary and that I am free to withdraw up to two weeks after my interview without giving any reason. (required)
I understand that interview data collected during the study, may be looked at by individuals from The University of Warwick, from regulatory authorities, where it is relevant to my taking part in this study. I give permission for these individuals to have access to my data. (required)
The procedures regarding confidentiality and GDPR compliance (e.g. the pseudonymisation of data, etc.) have been clearly explained to me. (required)
I agree to pseudonymised verbatim quotes from the interview to be used in any reports or publications arising from the research and understand that best endeavours will be made to ensure that data in such publications are pseudonymised. (required)
The archiving of data has been explained to me. I understand that my data will be securely stored for 10 years, reviewed and destroyed if it no longer needs to be kept, in line with the University of Warwick’s Research Data Management Policy. (required)
I agree to allow the interview to be audio recorded for the purposes of this research only and kept until the end of the project, 01/04/2023. (required)
If the interview is held using MS Teams, I understand that I have the option to turn the camera off. (If not, you can still take part in this study)
I agree that my data can be used in future research. (required)
I agree to take part in the above study. (required)

Privacy notice

Research data will be pseudonymised as quickly as possible after data collection. This means all direct and indirect identifiers will be removed from the research data and will be replaced with a participant number. The key to identification will be stored separately and securely to the research data to safeguard your identity. 

Your rights to access, change or move your information are limited, as we need to manage your information in specific ways in order for the research to be reliable and accurate. The University of Warwick has in place policies and procedures to keep your data safe.  

The research data may also be used for future research, including impact activities following review and approval by an independent Research Ethics Committee and subject to your consent at the outset of this research project.  

The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of any information you have entered on this form and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. The University's Data Protection webpages provide further information on your rights and how the University processes personal data. If you wish to submit a data subjects rights request, make a complaint or report a suspected personal data breach, please contact the University’s Data Protection Officer by email at

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