Terms & Conditions

Applicants need to accept Terms & Conditions before completion of the application.

Study Attendees Sample

  • Aged 18 years and over

  • Fully vaccinated persons with a recognised vaccine certificate available at time of booking 

  • No history of chronic disease/not pregnant (self-declared)

  • Were not symptomatic in the previous 3 days 

  • Persons were not abroad in the previous 14 days

Data Collection and Analysis

  • Data is owned by the Ministry for Health, the Ministry for Heritage, Arts and Local Government and the Ministry for Tourism and are being considered as data processors for purposes of this study.

  • The data collected for all participants by event organisers will be recorded in .csv format.

  • The data will be transmitted to the Ministry for Health in a secure manner which will then be mapped into Dynamics as Self-Registration Submissions. Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based solution owned by MFH for enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management. 

  • The COVID-19 Helpline Team will contact each client to give them their appointment for a RT-PCR at one of the Hubs.

  • Each COVID interview will be linked to the results of tests provided by the Mater Dei Hospital laboratory.

Ethical Considerations

  • All applicants are aware that they are applying for a Pilot Event and are accepting to be part of the research project

  • All applicants are aware that in the event of an outbreak, standard contact tracing protocols would apply, and they may, through attending the event be placed in quarantine.

  • All applicants need to declare that they do not suffer from any chronic diseases &/or are not pregnant.

  • All applicants need to declare that they were not /would not attend the event if symptomatic in the 3 days prior to the event;

  • All applicants need to declare that they were not /would not be abroad in the 14 days prior to the event;

  • All applicants must consent to allowing the Public Health Authorities to confirm their vaccination records and any COVID-19 testing carried out in the week previous to the event;

  • All applicants must consent to allowing their personal details to be uploaded into Dynamics as Self-Registration Submissions and be contacted by COVID-19 Helpline (111) to give them an appointment for a free RT-PCR on Days 5-7 after the event should they be recruited to participate in this study.