SHOP POLICIES

OUR SHOP POLICIES ARE AS FOLLOWS. BY PAYING A DEPOSIT FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITH ANY ONE OF OUR ARTISTS YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS:

YOUR DEPOSIT IS MADE FOR THE TATTOO DRAWING THAT WAS DISCUSSED DURING THE INITAL APPOINTMENT BOOKING ONLY. CHANGING THE SUBJECT MATTER OR REQUIRING MORE THAN 2 REDRAWS WILL REQUIRE A NEW DEPOSIT TO BE MADE.

YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO GET TATTOOED AT EIGHTH EMPIRE. VALID GOVERNMENT PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROCEDURES. NO EXCEPTIONS! STUDENT ID'S ARE NOT A VALID FORM OF ID. WE DO NOT TATTOO MINORS AT ALL, EVEN WITH PARENTAL CONSENT.

DEPOSITS ARE STRICTLY NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

WE WILL NOT PROVIDE SERVICE TO ANYONE WHO IS PREGNANT, SICK, DRUNK, STONED, HAS POOR HYGENE, OR IS INCAPABLE OF MAKING THEIR OWN DECISIONS.

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS OR HAVE ANY MEDICAL CONDITIONS, AS SOME OF THESE CAN AFFECT THE HEALING PROCESS.

 

EACH ARTIST CHARGES THEIR OWN HOURLY RATE. WE DO NOT HAVE A SHOP MINIMUM.

DEPOSITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL TATTOO APPOINTMENTS. YOUR DEPOSIT WILL COME OFF OF THE FINAL PRICE OF THE TATTOO.

A MINIMUM OF 72 HOURS NOTICE IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT. FALIURE TO DO THIS WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF YOUR DEPOSIT. IF YOU CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT, YOU DO NOT GET YOUR DEPOSIT BACK AS IT IS NON-REFUNDABLE.

IF YOU ARE MORE THAN 30 MINUTES LATE TO YOUR TATTOO APPOINTMENT OR 15 MINUTES LATE TO YOUR PIERCING APPOINTMENT, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR DEPOSIT AND YOUR APPOINTMENT. YOU WILL NEED TO PAY A NEW DEPOSIT AND REBOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT FOR ANOTHER DATE AND TIME.

LAST MINUTE CANCELLATIONS AND NO SHOWS ARE UNACCEPTABLE. 

BEING LATE/MISSING AN APPOINTMENT MORE THAN ONCE WILL RESULT IN A DISMISSAL AND DISCONTINUATION OF OUR BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP. PLEASE TAKE INTO ACCOUNT TRAFFIC, PARKING, AND OTHER OBSTICLES THAT MAY HAPPEN. GIVE YOURSELF LOTS OF TIME TO ARRIVE ON TIME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT.

YOU CAN ONLY RESCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT TWICE BEFORE YOU LOSE YOUR DEPOSIT. (THE 72 HOUR NOTICE POLICY APPLIES TO ALL RESCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS)

DEPOSITS WILL BE HELD FOR ONE YEAR BEFORE YOU LOSE YOUR DEPOSIT. WE DO NOT NOTIFY YOU ABOUT YOUR DEPOSIT EXPIRING. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING TRACK OF THE DATE OF YOUR DEPOSIT.

NO ARTWORK WILL LEAVE THE STUDIO AT ANYTIME. PERIOD. THIS INCLUDES CELL PHONE PICTURES.

VISITORS ARE ONLY ALLOWED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE ARTIST. PLEASE ASK BEFORE ENTERING ANY ROOM.

PLEASE DO NOT BRING ALONG ANY CHILDREN OR PETS TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. EIGHTH EMPIRE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPERVISION OF YOUR CHILDREN OR PETS. 

WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANYONE AT ANYTIME. 

All of us at Eighth Empire appreciate your business! We are a very busy studio and work many hours outside of the studio to provide you with your drawings. Please respect the artist and the hard work they do. We thank you in advance for your co-operation!