WASHINGTON — FleetBoston Financial Corp. unveiled its consumer privacy policy Tuesday, joining at least two other large banks that have vowed not to share customer data with unaffiliated companies unless a customer specifically requests it.

“We have decided not to share any nonpublic information with third parties without customers’ consent,” said Agnes Bundy Scanlan, FleetBoston’s chief privacy officer and managing director. If customers do not tell Fleet that they want their information to be shared, the company will not share it, she said.

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