(vi) Notwithstanding paragraph (c)(3)(i) of this provision, a late modification or revision of
an otherwise successful proposal that makes its terms more favorable to the Government
will be considered at any time it is received and may be accepted.
(vii) Proposals may be withdrawn by written notice or telegram (including mailgram)
received at any time before award. If the solicitation authorizes facsimile proposals,
proposals may be withdrawn via facsimile received at any time before award, subject to the
conditions specified in the provision entitled "Facsimile Proposals." Proposals may be
withdrawn in person by an offeror or an authorized representative, if the representative's
identity is made known and the representative signs a receipt for the proposal before
(viii) If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so
that proposals cannot be received at the office designated for receipt of proposals by the
exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude
amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time
specified for receipt of proposals will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day
specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes
resume. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 4:30 p.m., local time,
for the designated Government office.
(4) Unless otherwise specified in the solicitation, the offeror may propose to provide any item or
combination of items.
(5) Proposals submitted in response to this solicitation shall be in English and in U.S. dollars,
unless otherwise permitted by the solicitation.
(6) Offerors may submit modifications to their proposals at any time before the solicitation closing
date and time, and may submit modifications in response to an amendment, or to correct a
mistake at any time before award.
(7) Offerors may submit revised proposals only if requested or allowed by the Contracting Officer.
(8) Proposals may be withdrawn at any time before award. Withdrawals are effective upon receipt
of notice by the Contracting Officer.
(d) Offer expiration date. Proposals in response to this solicitation will be valid for the number of days
specified on the solicitation cover sheet (unless a different period is proposed by the offeror).
(e) Restriction on disclosure and use of data. Offerors that include in their proposals data that they do
not want disclosed to the public for any purpose, or used by the Government except for evaluation
purposes, shall --
(1) Mark the title page with the following legend:
This proposal includes data that shall not be disclosed outside the Government and shall
not be duplicated, used, or disclosed -- in whole or in part -- for any purpose other than to
evaluate this proposal. If, however, a contract is awarded to this offeror as a result of -- or
in connection with -- the submission of this data, the Government shall have the right to
duplicate, use, or disclose the data to the extent provided in the resulting contract. This
restriction does not limit the Government's right to use information contained in this data if