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Informed consent documents

Information on requirements for the design of informed consent documents in research projects

A key requirement of all ethics guidelines is that participants are informed extensively about a research project and its potential risks. From a data protection perspective, too, voluntary and informed consent is a requirement for using collected data. The following section collects relevant guidelines and templates for informed consent in research.

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