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Fare Share Co-Op, Your Main Street Grocery Store



Fare Share Co-op will keep your personal information private and secure. When you make a purchase from our web site, you provide your name, email address, credit card information, address, phone number, and a password. We use this information to process your orders, to keep you updated on your orders, and to provide a more customized service to you.



Non-perishable, unopened products may be returned for store credit within 10 days of purchase. Perishable or opened products may be returned for store credit within 10 days of purchase if the product was found to be damaged or of poor quality upon receipt by customer.



Fare Share strives to listen to and resolve issues and concerns raised by staff members, Board members or Co-op member/owners. To this end, every effort will be made to resolve issues by direct communication between the people directly involved. If direct communication is unsuccessful, the Grievance Process described below shall guide the resolution of the issue in a responsible, professional, and timely fashion.



1) The person who has an issue or concern must first attempt to resolve the problem directly with the person with whom the conflict exists.

2) If the situation cannot be remedied through direct communication, the person shall seek the General Manager’s assistance to resolve the issue.

3) If the person is not satisfied with the response, he or she may complete a Grievance Filing Form and submit it to the Fare Share Board President. (Please see GM for a form)



Terms and Conditions have been developed for your protection and the protection of Fare Share Co-op. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to the following terms and conditions. The following terms of use apply to all site users. All terms and conditions of use are subject to change at the discretion of Fare Share Co-op.




Fare Share Co-op authorizes you to personally view the material contained on the Fare Share Co-op site and to download a single copy of such material for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that any copyright or proprietary rights notices that appear in the material are copied. Consumers may not use site nor provide outside links to the site, for any personal or commercial purpose, including but not limited to, sale or trade of particular items or services.


The materials contained on the Fare Share Co-op site are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Ownership of the content belongs to Fare Share Co-op and to content providers to this site. Any use of the content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use is a breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use and may be a violation of copyright, trademark and other laws. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions of Use are specifically reserved to Fare Share Co-op.


If you violate these Terms and Conditions of Use, your authorization to use the Fare Share Co-op site is automatically revoked and you must destroy any copies of the content that you have made.


Customers shall hold Fare Share Co-op harmless from any and all liability including, but not limited to, any health claims regarding products posted on the web site.


Customers agree to pay for goods and services purchased via the internet with Fare Share Co-op and recognize that purchasing goods and services on line holds the same validity as if purchased in person from the bricks and mortar store.

While Fare Share Co-op provides security encryption devices, customer's email may not be fully secured against interception. Customer agrees to hold Fare Share Co-op harmless from any and all liability for any reason whatsoever, including monetary and health issues, which may arise regarding any transaction that occurs between Fare Share Co-op and customer.


Fare Share Co-op collects financial information (such as your account or credit card numbers where applicable) so you can order products from our store via our SHOP ONLINE service. Your billing information is only used to bill you for products and services we sell. It is privileged, confidential, encrypted, and held on a secure server, and will not be given to a third party except as required by law.


Fare Share Co-op works to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. Fare Share Co-op employees who handle customer data do not have access to your credit card details as this information is immediately encrypted after you execute the continue link at the bottom of the payment details section. In order to shop online, Fare Share Co-op collects your name, address information, and credit card information, so that it can fulfill your order, as well as your contact information (email and telephone) in case Fare Share Co-op needs to communicate with you regarding your order.


All major credit card companies protect cardholders against fraud. We reveal only the first four and last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire encrypted credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. To complete credit card transactions, Fare Share Co-op provides the following member information (name, billing address, credit card number, expiration date, and transaction amount) to the credit card processing company we use via secure communications pathways.


This site provides you the opportunity upon registration to opt-out to receiving communications from Fare Share Co-op. You may also Contact Us to discontinue receiving future communications. If you have any questions about the privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, please Contact Us.



This site does not solicit use by, or target as a user group, children under the age of 13 years. We do not collect information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13, which would make that child personally identifiable.


This site does not knowingly sell any products or services to children under the age of 18 years, nor does it specifically target any information towards children. We advise that if a parent feels that anything about this site is inappropriate for their child, they monitor the child's use of this site as they would all other internet usage. Fare Share Co-op always welcomes your input and comments. Please feel free to Contact Us.



Cookies are small bits of electronic information that allow a web site to keep records of your site visits and personalize or customize the web experience for you. This site does not use "cookies" to report on or track you when you leave this site. We do use cookies to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web site, to help identify visitors and to gather broad demographic information. We also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save passwords so you do not have to re-enter them each time you visit this site.


Our site registration form requires you to provide contact information (such as your name and email address). Fare Share Co-op may use the contact information from the registration form to send you information about Fare Share provided that you have given us permission to do so.


We collect financial information (like your account or credit card numbers where applicable) so you can order products. Your billing information is used to bill you for products and services.. It is privileged and confidential and will not be given to a third party except as required by law.



Outside links to other health, services, and community information sites are provided in limited circumstances where it is necessary or useful to provide a balance of information and are for your information and perusal only. Fare Share Co-op is not responsible for and neither endorses nor supports any products or services that you may find on these outside sites. Any data presented on these sites should be used at customer's discretion only. Fare Share Co-op is not responsible for any results that may or may not occur regarding your use of any information, goods, or services posted on these sites. Fare Share Co-op cannot guarantee nor provide security surrounding your personal and confidential information while you are visiting these outside sites. In addition, some internal links may be required to support the functionality of Fare Share Co-op and are not accessible by the community at large.


Fare Share Co-op reserves sole discretion to accept, edit or reject any and all materials submitted to us.


You agree that you will not upload or transmit to the Fare Share Co-op site, its content providers, business associates, advertisers or users, any material that infringes or violates the rights of any party. If you submit any content or communication to the Fare Share Co-op site, you are agreeing that such content or communication is not confidential for any purpose. By making any submission to this site you are representing and warranting that you are the owner of the rights to the material submitted, and you are granting to Fare Share Co-op a permanent, royalty-free, irrevocable, world-wide, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the content of the submission in any media, in any form or format, now available or developed in the future. If you are not the owner of the rights to the material submitted, you are representing and warranting that the person who owns such rights has granted the above-referenced rights to Fare Share Co-op.


You agree, by your use of this site, to adhere to our standards of proper internet etiquette. This includes, but is not limited to the standards listed below. Fare Share Co-op prohibits the following action in our public areas and reserves the right to remove any postings that violate them.


• DO NOT use any explicit, vulgar, or obscene language.

• DO NOT use any racially, ethnically, or socially offensive language.

• DO NOT encourage, incite, or plot any illegal activity.

• DO NOT verbally attack, harass, or direct negative comments to other members.

• DO NOT post or request personal information from anyone under 18.

• DO NOT misrepresent yourself as part of the Fare Share Co-op Board, staff, or another organization to which you ARE NOT A MEMBER.

• DO NOT post or link to sexually explicit or otherwise offensive material when participating in forums and chats and please stay on the topic.


IF YOU post messages on a public site area, you may be identifying yourself, and your personal information may be available to others without your permission.

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