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Creating web forms

If you need to create online forms, you can do this using Formdesk. This tool can be used for registrations for events and for asking for feedback. You can contact the ISSC Helpdesk to request an account.

Log in

Log in with your Formdesk-account.

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Do you need a program with more extensive options? Qualtrics survey software allows you to create online questionnaires for your research. It provides various question types, branch logic and the possibility to export results to statistical software, such as SPSS.

Request an account or a new password for Formdesk

Working with Formdesk

You can go to the website of Formdesk to read about the many possibilities offered by this tool. You can read, for example, about how to:

  • set up a confirmation mail,
  • define a maximum number of respondents,
  • specify an expiry date for each form.

If you want to place a form on the university website, please contact the web editor of your unit.

What is the standard retention period in Formdesk?

When you create forms in Formdesk, they are subject to a retention period of 6 months (or more precisely, 183 days). This retention period applies for the data you have collected via the forms, not for the actual forms you have created. The data will be deleted automatically, so you don’t need to do anything to make this happen.

Questions?

If you have any questions about using Formdesk, please contact the ISSC Helpdesk.

Processing personal data

When working with Formdesk, it may happen that you come across details that can be traced to a person. In processing personal information, you should observe the legal protection of this data and the university’s data security policy. For more information, please see Formdesk and GDPR: key points to note.

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