IRB STUDY #XXXX

INDIANA UNIVERSITY STUDY INFORMATION SHEET FOR

Android Market Privacy Survey

You are invited to participate in a research study of some usability features of the Android Market. You were selected as a possible subject because you are a part of the Amazon Mechanical Turk and chose to respond to our advertisement. We ask that you read this form and ask any questions you may have before agreeing to be in the study. This study is not funded.
The study is being conducted by Prashanth Rajivan and Jean Camp.

STUDY PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to examine usability features of the Android Market place.

PROCEDURES FOR THE STUDY:
If you agree to be in the study, you will be asked to complete a survey. The survey should take approximately between 10-15 minutes. However, you have been allotted an entire 60 minutes to complete the task.

CONFIDENTIALITY
Efforts will be made to keep your personal information confidential. We cannot guarantee absolute confidentiality. Your personal information may be disclosed if required by law. Your identity will be held in confidence in reports in which the study may be published.
We will not collect any personally identifiable information from you. Non-identifiable statistics about your usage will be published.
Organizations that may inspect and/or copy your research records for quality assurance and data analysis include groups such as the study investigator and his/her research associates, and the Indiana University Institutional Review Board, and (as allowed by law) state or federal agencies, specifically the Office for Human Research Protections(OHRP) or the National Science Foundation, who may need access to your research records.

PAYMENT
You will receive $2.5 as compensation for participating in this research. Please note that due to the design of Mechanical Turk, every answer will require a valid response to progress to the next question and receive payment.

CONTACTS FOR QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS
For questions about the study, contact the researcher Prashanth Rajivan at prajivan@indiana.edu.
For questions about your rights as a research participant or to discuss problems, complaints or concerns about a research study, or to obtain information, or offer input, contact the IU Human Subjects Office at (812) 856-4242 or (800) 696-2949.
VOLUNTARY NATURE OF STUDY
Taking part in this study is voluntary. You may choose not to take part or may leave the study at any time. Your decision whether or not to participate in this study will not affect your current or future relations with the researchers or Indiana University.

Please answer the following questions about your application installation choices.


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Please answer the following background questions.


For the following statements, express your agreement or disagreement with the statement (1=Strongly disagree, 7=Strongly Agree):

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. All things considered, the Internet would cause serious privacy problems.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Compared to others, I am more sensitive about the way online companies handle my personal information.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. To me, it is the most important thing to keep my privacy intact from online companies.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I believe other people are concerned too much with online privacy issues.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Compared with other subjects on my mind, personal privacy is very important.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I am concerned about threats to my personal privacy today.

How frequently do you use an Android phone?

Less than once a month
Once a month
Once a week
Once a day
Several times a day

How frequently do you install applications from the Android Market?

Never
Less than once a month
Once a month
Once a week
Once a day
Several times a day

How many applications have you installed from the Android Market?

0
1-10
10-25
25+

How many applications have you decided not to install because of privacy concerns?

0
1-10
10-25
25+

If an application has permission to "Read Phone State and Identity", which of the following things will it be able to do?

Determine if the phone screen is on
Read the phone number and phone serial number
Determine if the phone is plugged in and read your name
None of the above
I don't know

If an application has permission to "Modify/delete SD card contents", which of the following things will it be able to do?

Delete, copy, and modify anything on the SD card
Store data on the SD card and modify and delete only the data that it creates
None of the above
I don't know

If an application has permission to "Fine (GPS) Location", which of the following will it be able to do?

Determine what city you are in, but not a specific neighborhood or house
Determine what house you are in
None of the above
I don't know

If an application has the permissions "Read Contact Data", and "Full Internet Access", which of the following will it be able to do?

Send all of your contact information to any location on the Internet at any time
It can read contact data but it canít send it over the Internet
It can read contact data but it can only send it over the Internet if the user chooses an option to do so
None of the above
I don't know

What is your gender?

Male
Female
Other: Please specify

What is your age?

Less than 18
18-25
25-35
35-45
45-55
55-65
65-75
75+

What is the highest grade you completed in school?

Less than high school
High School
Some College
College Graduate
Graduate School

What was your total household income from all sources before taxes last year?

Less than $10,000
$10,000-$20,0000
$20,000-$30,0000
$30,000-$50,0000
$50,000-$75,0000
$75,000-$100,0000
$100,000 or more
Don't know

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