Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or other device when you visit a website.

Our website requires the use of cookies to enable you to interact and add items to your shopping bag, or place orders with us. You will still be able to browse our site if you disable cookies but certain features, including purchasing products, will not be available. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

Types of Cookie

Session Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary Cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you close the browser when it is removed.

Persistent cookies

Persistant Cookies remain in your browser for much longer, how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie but this may be indefinitely or until deleted.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are cookies stored in your browser by third party websites which may be used to provide additional services to you via our website.

First Party Cookies

Below is a list of the first party cookies that we use on our website:-

Cookie Description
ASP.NET Session Id

This cookie is essential for the operation of the website. It is set by the .NET framework to record the users current session between page requests. It does not contain any personally identifiable information and is deleted when the user closes the browser.

More information about this cookie on the Microsoft website

BACA-SID This cookie records a non-personally identifiable token, that together with the BACA-U cookie (see below), helps us to recognise your shopping basket both before and after you have signed in to the website. This cookie expires when you close your browser window.
BACA-U This cookie records a non-personally identifiable token after you have signed in to the website so that we recognise you between page requests. This cookies expires when you close your browser window.
Root Path If you access the BACA VBOP online ordering part of our website via a portal login page that has been created specifically for your business, this cookie will make a note of that fact for future reference to make it easier for you on subsequent visits. This cookie expires one year from when it is created.
ckpolicy This cookie records whether you have visited our website before so that we know you have given consent for us to store cookies

Third Party cookies

We also work with carefully selected suppliers who also use cookies on our website. We don't control the setting of these cookies so for more information about this please visit the relevant third-party website.

We may use services such as Google Analytics for providing statistical information about website activity and youTube for embedding our video content into our website. Information on how these third party websites use cookies can be found on their respective websites: 

Below is a list of the main partner suppliers we use. Please refer to their respective websites for more information about the cookies they may use.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.

For more information on how to control and delete cookies, you may wish to visit About Cookies which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of web browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may cause our website to work incorrectly.

How to disable cookies

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website About Cookies. For more information on the cookie set by Google Analytics please go to Google's privacy policy. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please go to Google's opt out page.