Privacy Policy


What data do we collect?

The iRobotSurgeon survey team collects the following data:

How do we collect your data?

The iRobotSurgeon survey team collects the data in the form of direct responses to our survey published on SurveyMonkey. Participation is entirely voluntary.

How will we use your data?

The data collected by the iRobotSurgeon survey team will be used in scientific research to understand public opinion towards robotic surgery. The data will be analysed for the most common responses and the existence of any demographic correlations.

How do we store your data?

All data is stored on SurveyMonkey servers. The data retention period for this project is 3 years. For more information please visit:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/
The iRobotSurgeon survey team will keep a copy of the data during the analysis phase of the study which will then be deleted at the end of the data retention period.

How do you contact us?

The iRobotSurgeon survey team can be contacted on the following email: irobotsurgeon2020@gmail.com

Your data rights under GDPR?

All data collected by the iRobotSurgeon survey team fall under the General Data Protection Regulation. You have the following rights:

The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

Data use and publication plan?

The data collected by the iRobotSurgeon survey team will be used for advancing the literature concerning the ethics of robotic surgery. The current aim of the project is to publish the results of the data analysis in a peer-reviewed medical journal.

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