Client Bill of Rights
- The right to a clean and comfortable environment that follows best practices for health and safety.
- The right to equal treatment and service regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, or health status.
- The right to respectful communication, including the right to be addressed by your preferred pronouns and the right to be in an environment free of hate speech or verbal harassment.
- The right to an artist technically and stylistically suited to your tattoo request, or a reference to someone who is.
- The right to ask clarifying questions about the tattoo process and technical decisions that go into a design or placement limitation, and to have them answered with patience and respect.
- The right to be asked for approval as to your final design, and regarding changes your artist may consider during your tattoo session.
- The right to be asked for consent about physical contact and touch needed to perform your tattoo, including the adjustment of removal of clothing.
- The right to request and be provided with provisions toward your personal privacy and comfort to the best ability of the artist and shop.
- The right to have your accessibility needs met to the extent that the shop and artist are able to provide them, or a referral to a shop or artist who can best meet those needs.
- The right to confidentiality around personal and private information, including the right to be asked for consent before photos of you are taken or posted.
- The right to self-advocacy: to speak up and be heard if anything during your session or in regards to your overall shop experience does not feel right.
Credits: Tamara Santibanez, K. Lenore Siner
For more information on Informed Consent and Trauma Informed Tattooing visit: www.disciplinepress.com
For any questions regarding a healing tattoo, please contact us by phone or email. We may ask you to send us reference photos of the tattoo to better assist you. For urgent or emergency concerns, please contact your doctor or dermatologist.