To collect candid responses and boost response rates, consider setting your survey as anonymous. With this setting, responses will be de-linked from participants’ identifying information including:
- Email address
- IP address
- Date and time of participation
Data will appear in your reports, but you won’t know who said what. This powerful feature offers benefits for both you and your participants, especially in sensitive situations where honest answers may be both critical and difficult to share.
Set Survey as Anonymous
Follow these steps to set your survey as anonymous:
- Navigate to the Design tab.
- Select the survey and click on Edit.
- Select Settings.
- Go to Type of Survey, select Anonymous Survey, and toggle the switch to set your survey as Anonymous or Semi-Anonymous.
- Click on Save.
Once you set a survey as anonymous, a link will appear in the footer of the survey participation page, notifying participants that this feature is in place.
Clicking on this footer will display the following message: