Re: 7X01 Asylum Of The Daleks (Grading/Discussion) (SPOILERS!)
The details never mattered except when an episode involves Time Lords or Daleks. I'd argue they don't matter for the Daleks anymore after Victory of the Daleks.
The whole point was to just make the Doctor a traveler without constantly running into his people (like he was before War Games).
When on Romulus, Do as the Romulans