Before you begin ...

About this survey

Thank you for choosing to participate in our study!

We are scientists and PhD students affiliated with the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw and the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Warsaw (Poland). The goal of our study is to explore the relationship between personality factors and videogame playing. You will be asked to answer a range of questions about yourself - there are no right or wrong answers. The questionnaire should take around 20-30 minutes to complete. Your answers are entirely anonymous and data will only be analyzed in bulk (no individual diagnoses). At any point, you can freely withdraw from the study by closing the browser tab.

By entering the study and completing the questionnaire fully, you will have a chance to take part in a raffle to win one of three cash prizes: 300 euro, 200 euro, or 100 euro.


As of 25 May 2018, the provisions of the 2016/679 Regulation of the European Parliament and the European Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation - hereinafter "the Regulation") are in effect. Thus, we would like to provide you with information pertaining to how the data collected from you during this experiment will be stored, processed, and used.


Who is the administrator of my personal information?

The administrator of all data gathered during this study is dr Charles-Étienne Benoit.


What are the aims and the legal basis of processing my personal information?

Your personal information/data (including your e-mail and IP address) will be processed only as part of a scientific study, on the basis of Article 6, Paragraph 1, Point A of the Regulation


Is the provision of my personal information mandatory?

The provision of your personal information is voluntary, but required for participation in the study.


Who will access my personal information?

Your personal information/data will be accessed only by the scientists responsible for the study.


What are my rights?

You have a right to access the personal information/data you have provided, request a copy, modifications, removal, or limitations to processing the information/data. You may place an objection to the processing of the information/data. You also have the right to transfer the information/data and revoke your consent at any time. You may revoke your consent in writing or electronically sent to the Data Administrator.


Where and how can I issue a complaint related to the processing of my personal information/data?

You may issue a complaint to the supervisory body in cases where your personal information/data are processed in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation.


How long will my personal information/data be processed and stored?

Your personal information/data (including your e-mail address) will be processed and stored for a period of five years from the moment of the study's conclusion.

Will my personal information/data be processed automatically?

Your personal information/data will not be processed automatically or subject to profiling.

Contact information

Information about this study:

For any questions, please contact Dr. Charles-Etienne Benoit using the email provided below.

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Confirm you want to do this survey

Please confirm that you:

a. Consent to your personal information/data being stored and processed to the extent necessary to complete this research project.

b. Have been informed that the data administrator in the current study will take all necessary efforts to properly secure my personal information/data and that all information/data will be collected, stored, and processed in a way that makes it impossible to identify a specific individual on their basis.

c. Consent to the data you will give in the study to be used only for scientific purposes.

d. Have been informed that your personal information/data will be used only for scientific purposes, will be anonymized, and the results of their analysis will only be presented in a group, statistical format, without identifying or diagnosing individual respondents.

e. Understand that the questions pertain to personal aspects of your life.

f. Understand the purpose of the study, the purpose of your consent to participate, and accept the study procedure.

g. Have been informed that you can withdraw your consent and cease participation in the study at any moment without consequences.



Important data protection information

When you start, this survey will store your answers, your internet address, and browser information on the PsyToolkit server.The responsibility for this survey rests entirely with the researcher(s) listed above. Click here if you do not want to participate now.