“He’s quick to respond and he backs up what he does. We’ve been extremely happy with him.”

-Portland Hypertension & Nephrology, P Johnson

Privacy Policy


This site is owned and operated by Birkemeier Consulting. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Birkemeier Consulting, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.


Birkemeier Consulting gathers two types of information about users:

Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions: These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters and to participate in our message boards or forums:

Information Birkemeier Consulting gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites: This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Under no circumstances does Birkemeier Consulting divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.

Birkemeier Consulting Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:

Optional Voluntary Information

We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:

  1. Electronic newsletters policy (Dispatches)

    We may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. Birkemeier Consulting gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.

  2. Message boards/forums policy

    Users of the site's Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services (both are free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn't register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.


Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage tracking

Birkemeier Consulting tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Birkemeier Consulting does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).

Birkemeier Consulting sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.


We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Birkemeier Consulting uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above)

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, polling and surveys.


Birkemeier Consulting uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and for direct mail marketing. We may send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Birkemeier Consulting never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.

Birkemeier Consulting creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don't track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.


We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.

Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users


By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Birkemeier Consulting if we decide to change our privacy policy; we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Third Party Links:

Links from this site to third party sites are provided solely for the convenience to the site visitor. A link to a third party site does not in any way constitute an endorsement by Birkemeier Consulting of the third party site or its content, products or services contained or offered by the third party site. Birkemeier Consulting makes no representation or warranty, express, implied or otherwise, concerning the accuracy, availability or lawfulness of any third party site. The links to third party sites from this web site are for reference only and not intended to imply that Birkemeier Consulting is in any way affiliated with or legally authorized to use, any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol or material contained in the link. Also, note that when you click on a third party link you are leaving the callforsupport.com site maintained by Birkemeier Consulting, and entering another web site. At that point you are advised to read the privacy statement and policies provided on the third party’s web site. Birkemeier Consulting is not responsible for the terms, policies, practices or content of the third party site.

Birkemeier Consulting503-451-0779PO Box 230043, Tigard, OR 97281Email UsPrivacy Policy