We are looking for males and females aged 18-55 to take part in an interesting research about technology and the impact technology has on our lives
The research is in 3 stages: Stage 1 will require you to complete an online diary for 1 week of payments that you make on debit/credit cards, when you use a loyalty card and when you use/redeem discount vouchers. In order to do this, you will download a free app on your mobile phone which will be easy to use. If help is required there will be a technician on hand to help.
Some participants will be selected to take part in a 4 hour in home interview to gain insight in to your transaction experiences when you are out and about shopping, etc The 3rd stage of this study will involve a further online study using an app to gain feedback on the user friendliness of the app. You will be required to enter real details using your cards and loyalty cards, however, the data entered will NOT be used, shared or analysed by any research team or the sponsoring client.
Online study. Some people will be selected for an in-home interview
Online community will start on Friday 24th March 2017. In-home interviews will take place on Friday 31st March, Saturday 1st April or Sunday 2nd April 2017. The final stage of the online community will run from Tuesday 4th April – Monday 10th April 2017
£80.00 for online community. A further £120 will be offered if you are selected for the in-home interview.
Please answer the questions below.
How long have you been living in the UK?
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Working status i.e. Full time, part time, retired, student, etc..
Who do you live with at home?
If you have children, please tell us their ages
Which of the following income brackets does your household income fall into?
Which of the following best describes where you live?
The centre of a large city
The suburbs of a large city
A smaller town
A village/rural area
How often do you use the underground?
Which make and model of mobile phone do you use?
Which network provider are you with for your mobile phone?
Which of the following do you have for your mobile phone?
Pay monthly contract
Pay as you Go
Sim only contract
How often do you use a credit/debit card to make payments in a shop?
Which of the following do you use?
Other – Please specify
None of the above
How often, if ever, do you use these Pay services?
Do you have and use a mobile banking app on your mobile phone? Yes/No?
Do you have a PayPal account? Yes/No?
How many shopping loyalty cards do you own?
Which shopping loyalty cards do you have and how often do you use each one?
Have you used any discount vouchers, wither online or offline in the last 6 months? Yes/no?
For each of the following statements, please tell us if you agree or disagree with each one:
I find new technology confusing
I am not a natural when it comes to new technology but I use it because it makes life easier in the long run
I often buy the latest devices, apps/gadgets
I am on a quest to find efficient ways to do things using new technology
I like talking with others about new technology
I often research new technology products that I can buy
I am usually open to try new technology
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to reply to all emails or phone messages. We receive lots of responses to researches that are emailed out. You will be contacted by phone if your application is successful. However, we apologise if you do not hear from us, but please keep trying for future projects that are sent out.