This website (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur when you press the accept button on Our Cookie prompt [e.g. pop up]. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.


1. Definitions and Interpretations

      1.1  In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:


means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“Personal data”

means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and


means Junction 8 Models.

2. Information About Us

      2.1  Junction 8 Models is operated for Thomas Street Studios (registered office address: Unit 3 Gateway Mews Ringway, Bounds Green, London, N11 2UT) operating at 45-47 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1NA & The Photo Studio Group LTD (registered office address: 95 South Worple Way, London, SW 14 8ND, correspondence address : 16-17 Little Portland Street, London W1W 8BP, studio address : 57 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7PN). 

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

      3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

      3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for advertisements and analytics. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

      3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in and payment transactions.

3.3.2 Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

3.3.3 Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.3.4 Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.

3.3.5 Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

3.3.6 Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

3.3.7 Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

      3.4 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy [ in a new tab)].

      3.5 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

      4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeStrictly Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”. Type: NecessaryYes
_hjid This cookie sets a unique ID for the session . This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical
purposes. Type: Session
_hjIncludedInSampleThis cookie determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical placeholder. Type: SessionNo

      4.2 The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeProviderStrictly Necessary
_fbp This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website. Type: AdvertisementFacebookNo
fr The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. Type: AdvertisementFacebookNo
xsThis cookie contains multiple pieces of information, separated by colon (colon is encoded to the value %3A for transmission).
The first value is an up to two-digit number representing the session number.
The second portion of the value is a session secret.
The third, optional component is a ‘secure’ flag for if the user has enabled the secure browsing feature. Type: Session
wdThis cookie stores the browser window dimensions and is used by Facebook to optimise the rendering of the page. Type: SessionFacebookNo
spinThis cookie is for advertising purposes.FacebookNo
sbType: PersistenceFacebookNo
presenceThis cookie is used to contain the user’s chat state. Type: SessionFacebookNo
datrThe purpose of this cookie is to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features. Type: PersistenceFacebookNo
actThis cookie contains a unix timestamp value (The value is defined as the number of seconds elapsed since midnight UTC of January 1, 1970, not counting leap seconds) representing the time at which the user logged in. Type: SessionFacebookNo
c_userThis cookie contains the user ID of the currently logged in user.FacebookNo
r/collectThis cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across the devices and marketing channels.doubleclick.netNo

      4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

      4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

      4.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeProviderStrictly Necessary
_gcl_auThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website. Type: AnalyticsGoogle AnalyticsNo
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Type: AnalyticsGoogle AnalyticsNo
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form. Type: AnalyticsGoogle AnalyticsNo
_gat_UA-136710721-1This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. Type: AnalyticsGoogle AnalyticsNo

5. Consent and Control

      5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a prompt requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

      5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed.

      5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

        5.3.1    Google Chrome:

        5.3.2    Microsoft Internet Explorer:

        5.3.3   Microsoft Edge: (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

        5.3.5    Safari (iOS):

        5.3.7    Android: (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

      6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

      6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.