There are a number of ways that you may get notifications about new stories from The Ferret.


You can opt-in and opt-out of all services directly. However, should you be feeling deluged with notifications here’s some help on how you can manage them better.

Browser Notifications


When you first visit our main site you may be prompted to opt-in to our free browser notifications. 


If you opt in to receive these notifications and then subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive them, you need to opt-out by changing the settings in your browser. Here’s some links that show how you can turn them off for different browsers:


Unfortunately, we can't turn browser notifications off for you at our end, because we cannot identify individual recipients.  

Email alerts

The Ferret sends out a number of email alerts to our subscribers. When you sign-up as a paying member we automatically add you to our weekly digest email and our daily email alerts for new stories.


Ferret Underground members receive our weekly email only.


There are links in the footer of all the emails we send out which allow you to opt-out of these emails at any time.

You can manage your communication preferences from the account page on our website. To find it, you should:


If you decide to opt-out of receiving emails from us, but are a paying member, we may still need to send you service emails relating to the management of the co-operative or your online account from time to time. We do our best to keep these to a minimum.

SMS messages


If you've supplied us with your mobile phone number you may receive occasional SMS messages from us. 


You can opt-out of this by altering your communications preferences from the account page on our website. To find it, you should:

Need help?


The last thing we want is to spam you with annoying notifications. So if you are feeling spammed by The Ferret and the advice in this post hasn’t helped, then please do let us know by using our contact form and we’ll do our best to help you.