Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are applicable to all users of this website. Any use of this website is to be interpreted as your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use. Freese and Nichols, Inc., (“Corporation”) may change or modify these Terms of Use, as well as any content, at any time and your continued access and use of our website thereafter constitutes your acceptance of such changes. Use of this website is at the user's sole risk and without liability to Freese and Nichols, Inc. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use our website.

Website Content Ownership

All content on our website is the property of Freese and Nichols, Inc., and is protected under copyright and other laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. This includes but is not limited to text, graphics, photos, charts, drawings, plans, logos and all visual, audible, or materials which can be downloaded and the organization, compilation and overall look and design of our website are valuable intellectual property of the Corporation and/or its affiliates or licensors, except where it is expressly indicated otherwise. The information and these materials are expressly protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and all ownership rights remain with the Corporation and/or its affiliates or licensors.

The Freese and Nichols, Inc. name, word mark and logo and the other trademarks, logos, images, and service marks used within our website are service marks of the Corporation and/or its affiliates and remain exclusive property of the Corporation and may not be used without prior written permission. The Corporation grants permission to any user of this website to download content only for personal use for non-commercial purposes. Users may not alter, modify, reproduce, display, publish, post, transmit or distribute any content on this website without the express prior written permission of the Corporation. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by the Corporation.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Freese and Nichols, Inc. maintains this website to provide convenient information about our various services, projects, locations, communication with us, and other pertinent information regarding our company. Freese and Nichols, Inc. expressly disclaims any and all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The information herein is not intended as a substitute for appropriate and qualified technical or engineering services and therefore shall not be deemed to constitute such services. Internet software including browsers or transmission problems can and do produce inaccurate and/or incomplete copies of documents when downloaded, displayed or printed on various devices. The Corporation makes no warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, validity, currency or reliability of any content found herein or on any other website linked to or from our website. All information contained herein is offered "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, the Corporation disclaims any liability for damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or inability to use our website, its content, links, including but not limited to any special, incidental or consequential damages. 

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PART OF OUR FREESE AND NICHOLS, INC. WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE, EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE SITE. You agree to defend, hold harmless, and to indemnify the Corporation and/or its affiliates from any and all liability, claim, loss, damage or expense arising from your violation these Terms of Use, or otherwise resulting from your use of our website. You agree to hold the Corporation harmless from any claims relating to any action taken by the Corporation as part of an investigation into a suspected violation of these Terms of Use or, as a result of its conclusion that a violation of these Terms of Use has occurred.

As a convenience to users, some links in this website may connect the user to third party external websites maintained by third parties. The Corporation has no control over these websites, the information they contain, or the goods or services provided by such third parties, and the content of such websites also does not in any way reflect the policies or beliefs of Freese and Nichols, Inc., its officers, directors, or employees. Freese and Nichols, Inc. shall have no liability for any use or reliance by a user on such third party websites.

Information Submitted by You

Freese and Nichols, Inc. does not wish to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this website. Any information the Corporation receives through this website shall be deemed to be non-proprietary and non-confidential, and by doing so via this websitee or through any electronic means, you understand and agree that the Corporation and/or its affiliates may use that information for any purpose whatsoever without obligation to you. You also grant to the Corporation and/or its affiliates an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use copy, display, publish, modify or edit such submissions in any form, and to sub-license these rights to anyone.

Governing Law

As consideration for the use of this website, you agree to be bound by the laws of the United States of America and of the State of Texas, without regard to conflicts of law principles. You agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of any of the courts of the State of Texas for any dispute relating in any way to your use of this website. Further, you agree to participate voluntarily and in good faith in Mediation before filing any legal action.  Use of the website is not consented to or authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms of Use, including this paragraph. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and the Corporation with respect to this website and the information provided via this website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and the Corporation with respect to this website.

Title VI Compliance

Freese and Nichols, Inc. ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which declares it to be the policy of the United States that discrimination on the ground of race, color or national origin shall not occur in connection with programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact our Human Resources Department using the Contact Us link located at the top and bottom of this page.

Social Media Commentary

Freese and Nichols, Inc. intends to promote effective communication and maintain a respectful dialogue. In that spirit, the rules for posting comments on Freese and Nichols, Inc.'s external Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/YouTube pages and internal website blogs are focused on maintaining a productive and open forum for community discussion. Our moderators use these rules to ensure that posted comments are constructive and suitable for all readers, while respecting a range of opinions and points of view. Moderation will take place during normal business hours. Posted comments must comply with the following regulations:

  • Comments must be civil and may not contain slanderous, libelous, malicious, offensive, threatening, profane, or insulting language.
  • References to the personalities of individuals or personal attacks will not be permitted.
  • Advertising, promotional announcements, or solicitations are not permitted.
  • Comments must be within the scope of the topic under discussion.
  • Comments cannot include personally identifiable information, such as an address, phone number, social security number, or other sensitive information.
  • Comments cannot represent a person other than the one posting the comment.
  • Comments containing links to other websites or pages must be relevant to the topic.
  • Comments cannot serve electoral campaign purposes. Political messages will not be published.
  • Participants are responsible for what they post. Comments must not breach any law, confidentiality, or copyright.

Freese and Nichols, Inc. does not necessarily agree with all commentary posted on the firm’s Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/YouTube pages or website blogs. Nothing in any Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/YouTube page or website blog constitutes a binding representation, agreement, or an endorsement on the part of Freese and Nichols, Inc. Freese and Nichols, Inc. will delete any comment that violates these Terms and Conditions; users will be blocked and/or reported to Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/YouTube pages, respectively.

In addition, individuals who also violate:

  • Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities
  • Twitter Terms of Service
  • LinkedIn User Agreement
  • YouTube Terms of Service

will be reported to the respective networks and blocked from Freese and Nichols’ Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/YouTube pages.