Governing Law. This Agreement and all of the rights and obligations of the parties hereto and all of the terms and conditions hereof shall be construed, interpreted and applied in accordance with and governed by and enforced under the laws of the State of Texas.
Waivers. No delay or omission by either of the parties hereto in exercising any right or power accruing upon the non-compliance or failure of performance by the other party hereto of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall impair any such right or power or be construed to be a waiver thereof. A waiver by either of the parties hereto of any of the covenants, conditions or agreements hereof to be performed by the other party hereto shall not be construed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach thereof or of any other covenant, condition or agreement herein contained.
Confidentiality. All information owned, possessed or used by University that is communicated to, learned, developed or otherwise acquired by Contractor in the performance of services for University, that is not generally known to the public, shall be confidential and Contractor shall not, beginning on the date of first association or communication between University and Contractor and continuing through the term of this Agreement and any time thereafter, disclose, communicate or divulge, or permit disclosure, communication or divulgence, to another or use for Contractor's own benefit or the benefit of another, any such confidential information, unless required by law. Except when defined as part of the Work, Contractor shall not make any press releases, public statements, or advertisement referring to the Project or the engagement of Contractor as an independent contractor of University in connection with the Project, or release any information relative to the Project for publications, advertisement or any other purpose without the prior written approval of University. Contractor shall obtain assurances similar to those contained in this Section from persons, contractors, and subcontractors retained by Contractor. Contractor acknowledges and agrees that a breach by Contractor of the provisions hereof will cause University irreparable injury and damage. Contractor, therefore, expressly agrees that University shall be entitled to injunctive and/or other equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction to prevent or otherwise restrain a breach of this Agreement.
Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective permitted assigns and successors.
Appointment. University hereby expressly reserves the right from time to time to designate by notice to Contractor a representative to act partially or wholly for University in connection with the performance of University's obligations hereunder. Contractor shall act only upon instructions from such representative unless otherwise specifically notified to the contrary.
Records. Records of Contractor's costs, reimbursable expenses pertaining to the Project and payments shall be available to University or its authorized representative during business hours and shall be retained for four (4) years after final Payment or abandonment of the Project, unless University otherwise instructs Contractor in writing.
Notices. Except as otherwise provided in this Section, all notices, consents, approvals, demands, requests or other communications provided for or permitted to be given under any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given or served when delivered by hand delivery or