This help article outlines the potential guidelines for using SurveyMonkey as a tool to survey research participants. These are criteria that most university IRB’s recommend when using an online survey tool to collect data. It is important to engage your Institutional Review Board to approve.
We are happy to assist you with getting the approvals you need to perform your student research. Here is a letter on SurveyMonkey letterhead that you can provide to your IRB to evidence permission to use the SurveyMonkey platform to conduct your research: Permission to Conduct Research Using SurveyMonkey (PDF)
If you're a covered entity regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and want to collect protected health information in your health and well-being surveys, please see HIPAA Compliance at SurveyMonkey for more details.