Privacy Statement

Marshfield Labs - Reference Services has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: Marshfield Labs - Reference Services.

Use of IP Addresses

An IP address is a general representation of where you are coming from by domain name or number (i.e. aol.com, yourfirm.com, or a numeric equivalent like We collect aggregate information site-wide, including anonymous site statistics, by logging IP addresses and/or domain names. This helps us diagnose problems with our server and administer our Web site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be tracked, but the user will remain anonymous.

We review and discard the information in some cases (e.g. IP address logs for file transfers), while in others we may use the information to tailor our users' web experience, or generate anonymous statistics.


A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited. 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. Marshfield Labs - Reference Services uses cookies when you Log In and when you visit pages that are dynamically generated.

We do not store passwords or any personal information about you in any cookie file. We use your user ID to identify you in our database and allow access to areas of our site restricted to Security Health Plan members.

Members-Only Areas

Members-only Unique Identifiers (such as log in) are collected only to verify the user's identity when visiting Member-restricted areas of our website. This log in is needed only to verify that you are an active member. This information is not retained or used for any other purpose.

Personal information that has been volunteered to us may also be combined with data from third parties, such as political maps, to improve our services to members. No information is shared with third-parties.

Outside Links

This site contains links to other sites. While we do our best to select only credible, responsible websites as links, Marshfield Labs - Reference Services is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, including firewalls, access restrictions and Password protection.

Consumer Data Privacy

Marshfield Labs is committed to the protection of credit and debit card information collected at the time of payment. We comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI Standards) which require safeguards for handling and securing customer information. These protections include information security policies, physical and technical access controls, security system monitoring and testing, the use of secure networks and encryption or other protection of cardholder data.

Children's Privacy

We do not request, seek or intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Our Web sites are not directed or intended for children under the age of 13. Parents or legal guardians are responsible to determine the appropriate content for their children and to monitor use and access to the Web site and any information it contains.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

LIS Support c/o Marshfield Clinic
1000 N. Oak Avenue RL4
Marshfield, WI 54449

LIS Support c/o Marshfield Clinic