Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum Association, Inc. (“WCMA”) and Westlawn Jewish Funerals, Inc. d/b/a Lakeshore Jewish Funerals (“Lakeshore”)(collectively, “Westlawn”) provide various features and tools that allow users to find answers to questions, make advanced funeral service and interment plans, learn about funeral and interment options and explore Jewish traditions. Westlawn offers these features and tools at (the “Website”).  Please read the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) carefully before using the Services.


  1. This Privacy Policy covers how Westlawn treats user or personally identifiable information that the Website collects and receives.
  2. Subject to the above, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Westlawn  does not own, operate or control, or to people that it does not employ or manage.

In general, you can browse the Website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself to us. Westlawn does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals through the Website, except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals on interactive areas of the Website. “Personally Identifiable Information” is information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person, such as name, postal address, email address, phone number, and credit card number, among other information, and that is not otherwise publicly available. Any posting made while using the Services, and any other information that can be viewed by the public and therefore is not considered “personal information” or “Personally Identifiable Information”, and is not the type of information covered by this Privacy Policy.


  1. Personally Identifiable Information.
    1. We may collect your email address, which constitutes Personally Identifiable Information. We may also maintain a record of all information that you submit to us, including email and other correspondence. We may collect Personally Identifiable Information when you register through the Website to receive marketing or promotional communications. We may also record your phone calls with us about our products or services. 
    2. We do not intentionally collect Personally Identifiable Information about children under the age of 13.
  2. Other Anonymous Information.
    1. Like most websites, the Website also receives and records information on our server logs from your browser automatically and through the use of electronic tools such as cookies. Our server logs automatically receive and record information from your browser (including, for example, your IP address, and the page(s) you visit). The information gathered through these methods is not “personally identifiable;” i.e., it cannot be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person. Some browsers allow you to indicate that you would not like your online activities tracked, using “Do Not Track” indicators (“DNT Indicators”), however we are not obligated to respond to these indicators. Presently we are not set up to respond to DNT Indicators. This means that we may use latent information about your online activities to improve your use Website, but such usage is consistent with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.


  1. We will use your information only as permitted by law, and subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy;
  2. Use of Personally Identifiable Information:
    1. We do not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
    2. Personally Identifiable Information and other personal information you specifically provide may be used:
      • to provide the services we offer, for identification and authentication purposes, security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Website, to improve the Website, to do something you have asked us to do, or to tell you about other services that we think may be of interest to you.
      • to communicate with you regarding our services.
      • for the administration of and troubleshooting regarding the Website. Certain third parties who provide technical support for the operation of the Website (our web hosting service, for example), may need to access such information from time to time, but are not permitted to disclose such information to others.
    3. We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information about you under the following circumstances:
      • In the course of operating our business, it may be necessary or appropriate for us to provide access to your Personally Identifiable Information to others such as our service providers or contractors so that we can operate the Website and our business. Where practical, we will seek to obtain confidentiality agreements consistent with this Privacy Policy that limit others’ use or disclosure of the information you have shared.
      • We may share your Personally Identifiable Information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or with legal process (such as pursuant to court order, subpoena, or a request by law enforcement officials); (2) protect, enforce, and defend Website terms and conditions, rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of this the Website; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions.)
  3. Use of Anonymous Information:
    1. Certain information that we collect automatically or with electronic tools or tags (such as cookies) is used to anonymously track and measure user traffic for the Website and to enhance your experience with the Website. For example:
      • IP Addresses/Session Information. We occasionally may obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access the Website. IP addresses, browser, and session information may be used for various purposes, including to help administer the Website and diagnose and prevent service or other technology problems related to the Website. IP addresses are not linked to Personally Identifiable Information
      • Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive or comparable storage media on your mobile device. You can configure your browser to accept cookies, reject them, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject cookies, you may not be able to use websites that require you to sign in, or to take full advantage of the Website. Cookies may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party we authorize to collect information on our behalf. We use our own cookies to transmit information for a number of purposes, including to:
        • estimate and report our total audience size and traffic;
        • conduct research to improve the content and Website.
    2. We may share anonymous information aggregated to measure the number of Website visits, average time spent on the Website, pages viewed, etc. with our partners, advertisers and others.


Westlawn is the sole owner of all non-personally identifiable information collected through the Website.


The security and confidentiality of your Personally Identifiable Information is extremely important to us. We have implemented technical security measures to protect user information from unauthorized access and improper use. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no data transmissions over the web can be guaranteed 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.


You may modify and correct Personally Identifiable Information provided directly to Westlawn in connection with the Website, if necessary. Westlawn offers users the following options for updating information:

  1. Send an email to us at; or
  2. Send a letter to us via postal mail to the following address:

Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum/Lakeshore Jewish Funerals, 7801 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge, IL 60706  Attention: Vickie Pulido


You may opt out of receiving future mailings or other information from Westlake by sending an email to us at


  1. The Website contains links to other sites that may be of interest to our visitors. This Privacy Policy applies only to Westlawn and not to other companies’ or organizations’ sites to which we link. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.
  2. Please keep in mind that if you click on an advertisement on the Website and link to a third party’s website, then Westlawn’s Privacy Policy will not apply to any Personally Identifiable Information collected on that third party’s website and you must read the privacy policy posted on that site to see how your Personally Identifiable Information will be handled.


We may periodically edit or update this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy whenever you provide information on the Website. Your use of the Website after changes of the terms of the Privacy Policy have been posted will mean that you accept the changes.


Questions regarding the Privacy Policy should be directed to or

Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum/Lakeshore Jewish Funerals, 7801 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge, IL 60706  Attention: Vickie Pulido

Our mission at Westlawn Cemetery and Lakeshore Jewish Funerals is to provide personal attention and dignity during difficult times. We provide a sacred place for Jewish families to honor those they have lost. We encourage you to explore all our options to find the one that best suits you and your family.

Preplanning yours or a loved one’s funeral and interment services saves time and money, and gives peace of mind.  Learn More