SECTION H – ADDITONAL CONTRACT CLAUSES
H.1. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION
(a) Confidential information, as used in this article, means information or data of a personal nature about an a. individual, or proprietary information or data submitted by or pertaining to an institution or organization.
(b) The Contracting Officer and the Contractor may, by mutual consent, identify elsewhere in this contract specific information and/or categories of information which the Government will furnish to the Contractor or that the Contractor is expected to generate which is confidential. Similarly, the Contracting Officer and the Contractor may, by mutual consent, identify such confidential information from time to time during the performance of the contract. Failure to agree will be settled pursuant to the “Disputes” clause.
(c) If it is established elsewhere in this contract that information to be utilized under this contract, or a portion thereof, is subject to the Privacy Act, the Contractor will follow the rules and procedures of disclosure set forth in the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and implementing regulations and policies, with respect to systems of records determined to be subject to the Privacy Act.
(d) Confidential information, as defined in paragraph (a) of this article, shall not be disclosed without the prior written consent of the individual, institution, or organization.
(e) Whenever the Contractor is uncertain with regard to the proper handling of material under the contract, or if the material in question is subject to the Privacy Act or is confidential information subject to the provisions of this article, the Contractor should obtain a written determination from the Contracting Officer prior to any release, disclosure, dissemination, or publication.
(f) Contracting Officer determinations will reflect the result of internal coordination with appropriate program and legal officials.
(g) The provisions of paragraph (d) of this article shall not apply to conflicting or overlapping provisions in other Federal, State or local laws.
H.2. PUBLICATION AND PUBLICITY
In addition to the requirements set forth in HHSAR Clause incorporated by 352.227-70, Publications and Publicity reference in SECTION I of this contract, the Contractor shall acknowledge the support of the National Institutes of Health whenever publicizing the work under this contract in any media by including an acknowledgment substantially as follows:
“This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No: 75N92020C00009.”
Added under Amendment 1
In addition to acknowledging NIH funding, the Contractor shall refer any media inquiries relating to the role of the US Government in their contract to the COR within one day for a response.
SECTION I – CONTRACT CLAUSES (Amendment 1)
I.1. ADDITIONAL CONTRACT CLAUSES
This contract incorporates the following clauses by reference, (unless otherwise noted), with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text.
2. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACQUISITION REGULATION (HHSAR) (48 CHAPTER CLAUSES)
a. HHSAR Clause 352.227-70, Publications and Publicity