Cookies Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Key Domain Purpose Description Expiration
_fbp .servicemasterclean.co.uk Marketing This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website. 3 months
_ga .servicemasterclean.co.uk Website Management Information The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. 2 years
_ga_SQBW0VV85D .servicemasterclean.co.uk Website Management Information This cookie is installed by Google Analytics as part of the gtag.js to distinguish unique users and distinguish sessions forn a user. 2 years
_gat .servicemasterclean.co.uk Website Management Information This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to restrain request rate and thus limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 minute
_gcl_au .servicemasterclean.co.uk Website Management Information Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services. 3 months
_gid .servicemasterclean.co.uk Website Management Information Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. 1 day
test_cookie .doubleclick.net Functionality The test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies. (Part of Google) 15 minutes

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the end of the browser session.