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Imperial Household Staff LTD Cookie Policy

Company Contact DetailsSarajane Ambrose at
Document DP5APrivacy Notice (when personal data is obtained directly from the data subject)
TopicData protection
Date3rd February 2020

You are at, the website of Imperial Household Staff LTD t/a STAFF OF DISTINCTION or “we”, “us”, “our”.


Our website and its subdomains use cookies.


Cookies are small text files that will be stored in your device (computer, mobile phone or tablet) via your browser in order to improve your experience of using the website and to enable certain functions.


We use cookies to provide our website visitors with a better experience, identify preferences, analyse trends, address technical problems, and help us to improve our website.


The information in the cookies relates to your device, your browser and to the way you browse through our content and is not linked to your name, address or e-mail address.


To the extent that personal information may be collected using cookies, such information will only be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy and this Cookie Policy.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies can be placed on our website by us or by third parties with whom we co-operate to help us diagnose technical problems, analyse the traffic to our website, analyse trends, observe and measure how our visitors engage with our website and identify preferences.

Analytics cookies

  • _ga
    Used to identify unique users
    Expiration: 2 years
  • _gat
    Used to throttle the request rate
    Expiration: 1 minute
  • _gid
    Used to distinguish users
    Expiration: 24 hours
  • _gali
    Used for enhanced link attribution
    Expiration: 30 seconds
  • _utmz
    Used to store campaign information
    Expiration: 6 months

We may use cookies for web analytics. We use these cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve our website performance. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.


All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.


Only Google Analytics has access to the data collected via these cookies and we do not make this data available to third parties.

Advertising cookies

We may use advertising or targeting cookies placed both by us and by third parties. These cookies can help us by measuring the relevance of content and advertising on our website based on your surfing behaviour and interests. These cookies do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.

Links to social media sites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites, including social media websites. When you click on such a link you leave our website and these third parties will be responsible for the information that is recorded via cookies.

Changing your cookie preferences

[If you do not want to accept cookies from our site, simply click on ‘Change settings’ when prompted. You will then have the option to select which types of cookies you do not want to accept.]




[We are planning to enhance our cookie tool to allow users to more easily change their cookie settings after their initial choice.]


You can prevent your browser from storing cookies via your browser settings. You can also remove cookies from your device at any time by deleting your browser history.


You can use your web browser to:

  • delete all cookies;
  • block all cookies;
  • allow all cookies;
  • block third-party cookies;
  • clear all cookies when you close the browser;
  • open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data; and
  • install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.

Most web browsers allow you to delete, or prevent the storage of, cookies through the browser settings.


To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, on your browser, please use the following links:

Useful information

  • A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including and
  • The Internet Advertising Bureau website allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
  • Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites which use this popular analytics product. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit
  • New technologies such as Mozilla’s ‘Do Not Track’ allow you to tell websites not to track you.
  • Internet Explorer has a feature called ‘Tracking Protection Lists’, which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.

Retention period

Most of the cookies we use will be deleted when you end the browser session. Other cookies will remain stored in your device for the length of time specified for each cookie above, or until removed via your browser settings.

Changes to our Cookie Policy

We may update the Cookies Policy from time to time. You can see the date on which the last change was made at the end of this policy. We advise you to review our Cookies Policy on a regular basis so that you are aware of any changes.

Contact us

If you have any questions related to this statement or any data protection concerns or would like to exercise your rights, please contact SaraJane Ambrose at

This statement was updated on:10 February 2020.

Your rights

Whilst we are processing your data, you have the right to:

  1. request access personal data we hold about you;
  2. object to the processing of your personal data;
  3. ask to have inaccurate data held about you removed;
  4. ask to have inaccurate data held about you or corrected;
  5. if processing of your personal data is based only on consent, to withdraw that consent;
  6. request that your personal data is shared with a third party.

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the way in which your personal data has been processed, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the supervisory authority in the UK for data protection on 0303 123 1113 or at

Data security

We will ensure that appropriate measures are taken against unlawful or unauthorised processing of personal data, and against the accidental loss of, or damage to, personal data. We have in place procedures and technologies to maintain the security of all personal data from the point of collection to the point of destruction.

We will only transfer personal data to a third party if they agree to comply with those procedures and policies, or put in place adequate measures prior to receiving it. Maintaining data security means guaranteeing the confidentiality, integrity and availability (for authorised purposes) of the personal data.

Further information and breach reporting

If you require any information about the way in which we process your data or if you wish to report a complaint or a data breach, please contact Sarajane Ambrose at as soon as possible. All enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible and all data breaches will be taken very seriously.