Beginning January 20, 2009, the EPLS web site will be updated to disallow the use of SSL (Secure Socket Layer) version 3.0 for secure connections. Once the site is updated, TLS (Transport Layer Security) version 1.0 will be the only supported protocol for secure connections to EPLS.
This World Wide Web site is provided as a public service by General Services Administration
(GSA) for the purpose of efficiently and conveniently disseminating information on parties
that are excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain
Federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits, pursuant to the provisions of
31 U.S.C. 6101, note, E.O. 12549, E.O. 12689, 48 CFR 9.404, and each agency's codification
of the Common Rule for Nonprocurement suspension and debarment.
This system and related software and equipment are intended solely for the communication,
transmission, processing, and storage of U.S. Government information. For site security
purposes and to ensure that this Web site remains available to all users, GSA monitors
network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to
otherwise cause damage to the site.
Anyone using this Web site expressly consents to such monitoring.
Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, or to defeat or
circumvent security features are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution. If
monitoring reveals evidence of possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided
to law enforcement personnel.
The Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) includes information regarding entities debarred,
suspended, proposed for debarment, excluded or disqualified under the nonprocurement
common rule, or otherwise declared ineligible from receiving Federal contracts, certain
subcontracts, and certain Federal assistance and benefits. This information may include
names, addresses, DUNS numbers, Social Security Numbers, Employer Identification Numbers
or other Taxpayer Identification Numbers, if available and deemed appropriate and
permissible to publish by the agency taking the action. Please be aware that although GSA
operates this system, individual agencies are responsible for the timely reporting,
maintenance, and accuracy of their data.
Since every attempt is made to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations, any concerns
regarding information contained on the EPLS, should be addressed to the acting-agency, in
accordance with the information provided via link on the Web site under the "CT Action"
Pursuant to applicable authorities, a Privacy Impact Assessment has been conducted for
this system and Privacy Act System of Records GSA/Govt-8 applies. All entities listed in the EPLS have been notified of this publication and
have been given the opportunity to be heard. The information available on the public EPLS
has been deemed publicly accessible, and therefore, does not require User ID and/or
Password protection. The EPLS does not display SSNs or an excluded individual's
residential information to public users. Users employing the "Name and SSN/TIN" search
or users who verify a residential address after a "Name" search will not receive stored
protected data if a match is found. Alternatively, EPLS will identify only whether or
not matching results were found based on the name and SSN/TIN or residential address data
entered by the user.
This web site does not automatically collect personal information about those who access it.
It collects summary information used for statistical purposes to assess interest,
validate and improve design, and identify performance or problem areas.
Users should have no expectation of privacy while using this system or any material on this system.
At your specific request--through the MyEPLS option, persistent "cookies" will be used
to store search criteria and results on the accessing computer.
These cookies will contain no privacy information.
Disclaimer for EPLS Information
As all information provided through this site is public, it may be distributed or copied.
While GSA believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a
possibility. Therefore, the Government does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness,
timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. Neither GSA, nor any of the Federal
sources of the information, shall be responsible for any error or omission, or for the
use of, or the results obtained from the use of, this information.