Financial companies share information for many reasons: to offer you more services, to introduce new products, and to profit from the information they have about you.  If you prefer to limit the promotions you receive or do not want marketers and others to have your personal financial information, you must take some important steps.

First, it is important to read these privacy notices. They explain how the company handles and shares your personal financial information. Keep in mind that not all privacy notices are the same. The links below cover various topics related to privacy choices and steps you can take to help protect the privacy of your personal financial information.

Privacy Choices for your Personal Financial Information (Federal Reserve Board)

FDIC Consumer Alerts - Privacy Act Issues under Gramm-Leach-Bliley