Membership and Eligibility
The Vitacost Refer a Friend Program ("Program") is open to all Vitacost.com customers, unless prohibited by law. While not restricted to Vitacost.com customers in the United States of America, the Program is not available in all countries. There is no cost to become a Vitacost Refer a Friend Program Member ("Member") or to maintain Membership. Membership begins when you activate your account at Vitacost.com.
Vitacost.com may terminate or modify the Program at any time by posting the changes on Vitacost.com or by contacting Members directly. Vitacost.com reserves the right to exclude individuals or restrict eligibility from the Program in its sole discretion. Any abuse of the Program, misrepresentation or any conduct detrimental to the interest of Vitacost.com may subject Members to membership revocation and will affect eligibility for further participation in the Program.
As a Vitacost Refer a Friend Program Member, you may be eligible to receive referral credit(s) for introducing a friend or family member to Vitacost.com. To be eligible for a referral credit:
• You must be a Vitacost Refer a Friend Program Member,
• You must refer a friend or family member ("referee") who has never shopped at Vitacost.com, and
• The referee must sign up to become a Vitacost Refer a Friend Program Member at Vitacost.com AND make their first purchase at Vitacost.com within 30 days of being referred.
After referral credit eligibility has been verified, you will receive an email notification with information about your credit and how to redeem it. Orders placed with referral codes must subtotal no less than $30.00 USD. Referral credits may be applied to product value only; credits cannot be applied to taxes or shipping. Referral credits must be redeemed within 60 days of issuance. Limit one account per person. Referral credits are valid only at www.vitacost.com
Monetary referral credits, including cash discounts/coupons, may be used for only one transaction. If the value of the credit exceeds the value of the product purchased in the transaction, the unused portion of the credit will be forfeited. There will be no refunds or balances maintained for partially used credits.
Vitacost.com may, at its sole discretion, allow customers to combine multiple monetary referral credits into a single credit to be applied to a single purchase.
Vitacost.com reserves the right to discontinue, modify, or suspend the Vitacost Refer a Friend Program at any time and for any reason. Vitacost.com reserves the right to verify the identity and eligibility of any customer participating in the promotion and to disqualify anyone from receiving the credit if it is determined that the customer has not complied with the rules of the promotion, and/or has provided false or misleading information about his or her identity. Vitacost.com also reserves the right to refuse issuing any credit or coupon to anyone at anytime for reasons that Vitacost.com deems relevant. To keep our program functioning properly, Vitacost.com reserves the right to impose a limit on the amount of credits an account can earn.
Members are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to use the Vitacost trademark in connection with the Program. Use of the trademark in Prohibited Conduct, defined below, is outside the scope of this license and is not permitted. Members may not use the Vitacost trademark in any confusing manner. Use of the Vitacost trademark to deceive referees or the general public that Member is affiliated with Vitacost is strictly prohibited. Members are not permitted to make social media pages containing "Vitacost," register domain names containing "Vitacost," or otherwise use the Vitacost in a deceptive or confusing manner.
In order to continue offering this Program to its Members, Vitacost does not permit Members to:
• Purchase advertisements, such as Google Adwords, linking to Vitacost using a referral link;
• In any way trick or deceive customers into clicking a referral link without their knowledge;
• Use the Vitacost trademark in a manner not consistent with these Terms and Conditions;
• Sell referral codes or "how-to" guides;
• Use referral codes to purchase any products from Vitacost.com for resale; or
Exploit the Program or assist other Members or referees in exploiting the Program.
Members committing any of the above prohibited conduct may, at Vitacost.com's sole discretion, receive a courtesy notification that they are in violation of the Program's terms and conditions. Repeated or wanton abuse of the Program will result in a Member's disqualification from the program. In the event a Member uses referral code(s) to make purchases on Vitacost.com for resale, Member shall be immediately disqualified, and Member shall be liable to Vitacost for the referral code(s) value used.
Vitacost.com values your privacy. Your membership information will not be sold or rented to any company outside of Vitacost.com. In order to maintain your account and improve customer satisfaction, Vitacost.com may share your membership information with trusted vendors, who have agreed to keep your information confidential. Vitacost.com may also use membership information to notify you of exclusive offers, promotions, and/or catalogs which may be of interest to you. Vitacost.com will comply with all federal and state laws regarding membership information. For more information, please review Vitacost.com's Privacy Statement.
By participating in the Program, you consent to these terms and conditions. Participation in the Program may be voluntarily terminated upon request by visiting Vitacost.com.
Vitacost.com assumes no responsibility for errors caused by incorrect membership information. You are responsible for any taxes, charges and other liabilities relating to or resulting from your participation in the Program.
The Vitacost Refer a Friend Program is void where prohibited by law. These terms and conditions, together with references, make up the entire agreement between you and Vitacost.com relating to the Vitacost Refer a Friend Program. The interpretation and application of Vitacost Refer a Friend Program terms and conditions are in the sole discretion and determination of Vitacost.com, and shall be final and conclusive.
The laws of the State of Florida will govern the Vitacost Refer a Friend Program and its terms and conditions. If any legal action arises relating to your use of the Vitacost Refer a Friend Program or its terms and conditions, you agree to file such action only in the state and federal courts located in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Last updated: July 8, 2014