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just turn off prefill on the form and form fields.
@Carissa -- will the team be entering email addresses of any leads that currently exist in your database?
In other words, are you worried that this new form will overwrite data on some existing leads....which you don't want to happen?
You should also remove the munchkin code from the landing page so that the person entering in the lead data doesn't get identified/tracked for future activity (visiting website, etc.) as the last one he/she entered - since he/she will be associated with the last lead entered.
@Carissa C -- I think @Bruce J is also alluding to this -- is it possible that you're confused about what cookies do/don't do with respect to the Marketo back end database?
Even with cookies all disabled, a simple form submit will update a Marketo Lead record, and in turn update your CRM. That's kind of the intent of filling out a form!
If you want to use a form without any risk of clobbering an existing lead, you'd have to ensure that you don't update any "real" Marketo fields but rather placeholder fields like pendingEmail, pendingLastName, etc. We do something like this when a user tries to update their own info, putting it in a quarantine of sorts (but this is done on the SFDC side).
Thanks, all. I think to be on the safe side I will create some non CRM fields (I was originally trying to avoid this extra step, but if it's the best way that's fine).