Whole Foods Market Gift Card(s) Terms and Conditions

Compliance with Laws

By purchasing a gift card ("Gift Card") offered by Whole Foods Market, Inc., or its affiliates, subsidiary, sister, or parent corporations ("Whole Foods Market"), you are certifying and representing to Whole Foods Market that the activities in connection with which the Whole Foods Market Gift Cards will be used will comply with these terms and conditions and all applicable laws, rules and regulations, and that the Whole Foods Market Gift Cards will not be used in any manner that is misleading, deceptive, unfair or otherwise harmful to consumers. In addition, you agree to defend and indemnify Whole Foods Market and its subsidiaries and affiliates from and against any claims, expenses or liabilities made against or incurred by any of them in connection with your use of the Whole Foods Market Cards or violation of any of these terms and conditions. You agree to release Whole Foods Market and its subsidiaries and affiliates from and against any and all claims, expenses or liabilities you have or may have against or incurred in connection with your use of the Whole Foods Market Cards or violation of any of these terms and conditions.

Redemption

Gift Cards must be redeemed at Whole Foods Market, Harry's, Ideal Market, Capers, or Wild Oats in U.S.A. or Canada towards the purchase of eligible products. Purchases are deducted from the Gift Card balance. Any unused balance will be placed in the recipient's Gift Card account when redeemed. If an order exceeds the amount of the Gift Card, the balance must be paid with a payment method accepted by Whole Foods Market.

Balance Inquiry

To check your balance, go to any store, www.wholefoodsmarket.com/giftcards, or call 1-866-WFM-CALL (866-936-2255). The balance you see when viewing Whole Foods Market Gift Card balances online or through the phone is an estimate only. In most cases, the balance is adjusted immediately when you make a purchase online or in stores, but there may be occasions when the updated balance is delayed.

Resale

Whole Foods Market does not permit the resale of its cards without our prior written consent. If you’d like to become a reseller of our gift cards, please contact us at giftcards@wholefoods.com..

Returns

All returns for Gift Card purchase will result in credit to a Gift Card or issuance of a new Gift Card in the amount of the return.

Our Policies

Whole Foods Market may provide Gift Card purchasers with information about the redemption status of Gift Cards. Gift Cards cannot be returned, resold, transferred for value, redeemed for cash or applied to any other account, except to the extent required by law. For more information on purchasing Gift Cards online, please see our Gift Card Q&A.

Risk of Loss

The risk of loss and title for Gift Cards pass to the purchaser upon sale. We are not responsible if a Gift Card is lost, stolen, destroyed or used without your permission.

Fraud

Whole Foods Market has the right to close gift card accounts and may request alternative forms of payment if Whole Foods Market believes such Gift Cards have been fraudulently obtained. In general, and in the interest of protecting you from fraud, we recommend that you do not purchase discounted Whole Foods Market gift cards from third party resellers, especially from Craigslist or eBay. Often these cards are purchased with stolen credit cards and may be closed at any time. For more info on the legitimacy of a card, email wholefoods@vcdelivery.com.

Not for Promotional use

Whole Foods Market Gift Cards may be used as personal or business gifts, but may not be used in connection with any marketing, advertising or other promotional activities (including without limitation via Web sites, Internet advertisements, email, telemarketing, direct mail, newspaper and magazine advertisements, and radio and television broadcasts) unless you obtain Whole Foods Market's prior written approval. Such approval shall be conditioned on, among other things, execution of and compliance with Whole Foods Market's standard Gift Card license agreement. If you are ordering more than 1,000 cards or are interested in using the cards for any promotional purpose, please email giftcards@wholefoods.com and an associate will contact you by the next business day, or call us at 512-542-3419 Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m (CT).

From time to time, Whole Foods Market may issue or award “rewards”, "promotional gift cards", "credits", "vouchers”, or similar physical or electronic gift cards (collectively, "Promotional Cards"). Generally, these Promotional Cards have the same terms and conditions as the Gift Cards described here, however, they may have expiration dates, delayed activation dates or may be subject to additional restrictions or exemptions as provided on the Promotional Cards themselves or any packaging or other written materials that accompany such Promotional Cards or any applicable law.

No affiliation with Whole Foods Market

Use of Whole Foods Market's name, logo, trade dress (including any image/likeness of the cards) or trademarks (or those of any of its subsidiaries or affiliates) in connection with the purchase or use of Whole Foods Market Gift Cards is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, the use of Whole Foods Market Gift Cards in any manner that states or implies that any person, Website, business, product or service is endorsed or sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with, Whole Foods Market or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is prohibited.

Limitation of Liability

WHOLE FOODS MARKET, INC. ("WFM") AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SISTER, AND PARENT COMPANIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO GIFT CARDS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN THE EVENT A GIFT CARD CODE IS NON-FUNCTIONAL, YOUR SOLE REMEDY, AND OUR SOLE LIABILITY, SHALL BE THE REPLACEMENT OF SUCH GIFT CARD. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way Gift Cards in which the aggregate total claim for relief sought on behalf of one or more parties shall be adjudicated in any state or federal court in Richmond County, Virginia, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

General Terms

Whole Foods Market Gift Cards are issued by WFM Gift Card, LLC, a Virginia corporation. When you purchase, receive or redeem a Whole Foods Market Gift Card, you agree that the laws of the State of Virginia, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Gift Card terms and conditions. WFM reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time in its discretion. All terms and conditions are applicable to the extent permitted by law.

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