USASpending.gov, the federal website run by the General Services Administration with information on federal spending, posted a new disclaimer about the Data Universal Numbering System, commonly known as DUNS ID numbers, used to identify government contractors and grantees.
This website contains data supplied by third party information suppliers, one of which is D&B. The D&B data, which includes, but is not limited to, information related to the DUNS number, is provided for internal use only. By using this website you agree that the D&B data will be used for internal purposes only.
Under no circumstances are you authorized to use the D&B data for commercial, resale, or marketing purposes (e.g., identifying, quantifying, segmenting, and/or analyzing customers and prospective customers). Federal Government entities are authorized to use the D&B data for purposes of acquisition as defined in FAR 2.101. GSA assumes no liability for the use of the D&B data once it is downloaded or accessed.
The D&B data is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The D&B data is the intellectual property of D&B. In no event will D&B or any third party information supplier be liable in any way with regard to the use of D&B data. Systematic access (electronic harvesting) or extraction of content from the website, including the use of “bots” or “spiders”, is prohibited.