Privacy Policy


FoodShed Co. ("We, "Our", "Us"), owner and operator of ourfoodshed.com (the "Site"), values your privacy as much as We value our own. This Privacy Policy is your guide to understanding how and for what purpose We collect and receive information pertaining to our visiting members and guests ("Users").

Purpose of information gathering

We gather information from Users in order to support functionality, improvements and overall enjoyment of our Site. We only collect personal information in a way that is relevant to the purpose of our Site and do not process such information in a way that is incompatible with the purpose for which is has been collected or authorized by our Users. On no occasion do We rent, sell or share a User's personally identifiable information to third parties. We only share aggregated or otherwise non-personally identifiable information with our partners and advertisers.

Information We collect

Order placement: When a User places an order on the FoodShed platform, We collect all relevant information necessary to process and ship that order. We share this personally identifiable information only with the producer responsible for fulfilling the direct order and the merchant, gateway and carrier responsible for processing the order. We do not rent, share or sell this personally identifiable information for any purpose outside of order fulfillment.

Newsletters: FoodShed offers a newsletter, accessible for registration on our Site. In order to register for our newsletter, Users must provide FoodShed with a valid email address. Email addresses gathered for the purpose of our newsletter distribution will NOT be used in a way that is incompatible with the purpose for which they have been collected. Users have the option to opt-out out of our newsletter distribution by doing so through a link provided within the newsletter.

Cookies: Each time you visit our Site, We may collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of "cookies". Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored as text files by your Internet browser on your computer's hard drive. Most Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to remove cookies from your hard drive, but if you do, you may not be able to access or use portions of the Site. Cookies do not gather any information about your name, address, billing information, or credit card. Cookies are used to enable communication and interaction betWeen the Users and the Site. They speed User navigation of the Site, recognize User access privileges, and track Site usage. Information gathered through the use of cookies may be used to analyze Users' movement throughout the Site, conduct research to improve ours and our Merchants' services and customize feeds. FoodShed does not combine information collected through cookies with other personally identifiable information you submit while on our Site.

Third party use of information

We may use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide customized advertisements about goods and services of interest to you while you are on our Site.

FoodShed reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information in rare cases. These include: (I) to comply with applicable laws; (II) to respond to governmental inquiries or requests; (III) to comply with valid legal process; (IV) to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of FoodShed and its Users; (V) to permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that We may sustain; and (VI) to enforce our Terms of Use.

FoodShed may contain links to and from third party sites. Please be aware that the FoodShed Privacy Policy does NOT apply to the practices and security of such third party sites and that FoodShed will not be held responsible for your use of and/or activities on such third party sites. FoodShed encourages you to practice caution before you disclose your personal information to others.


We go to great lengths to protect and secure your privacy on FoodShed. User accounts are secured by member-created passwords and sensitive customer information (for example, credit card numbers entered for the purpose of purchasing goods) is encrypted and stored according to accepted industry standards. As Well, We restrict access to member information solely to those employees who need access in order to perform their job functions. In as much as We safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, We cannot guarantee against its breach nor the ultimate security of such information. If you have any questions related to security on the FoodShed Site, please contact us at security@ourfoodshed.com.

Editing and deleting account information

FoodShed members may edit their User information at any time by accessing and revising their member account page. Should you choose to delete your member account at any time, you may contact support@ourfoodshed.com. We will respond to your request within 15 business days.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

FoodShed reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If We modify this Privacy Policy, We will post all changes and updates on the Site so that you will always be aware of what information We collect, use and disclose. You can determine when the Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the effective date indication at the bottom of this page. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time so you will know if the Privacy Policy has been changed or updated. Your continued use of this Site and its services constitutes your binding acceptance of the Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions or feedback on our Privacy Policy, please contact us directly at security@ourfoodshed.com.

Effective May 14th, 2010


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