JCPenney Emails You To Let You Know You Requested They Not Email You

If you buy something from the JCPenney website and uncheck the box for receiving email from them, guess what they do? They promptly send you an email in which they point out that you have asked them not to send you an email. And then they ask you to click on a link in the email and participate in a survey. And then, just in case you’re not amused/annoyed yet, the comedy team in their marketing department points out that should you want to receive emails from them in the future, you can visit their site and sign up. They have a lot of emails they need to send to you, you see.

from: Registration OptOut <>
to: ******,
date: Dec 12, 2007 10:36 AM
subject: Email Unsubscribe Confirmation

While registering as a shopper with, you chose not to receive our promotional Email. This is being sent to confirm that ******@ will not receive Email from

The decision to receive Email is personal and can be influenced for a variety of reasons. In an attempt to better understand and respond to our customers, we would appreciate it if you would answer a short survey on this topic.

To participate in the survey, click here.
Your responses, and your email address, will remain private and will help us to continue to build a better shopping experience for you, and a stronger relationship with our customers. has always believed in using only permission-based Email marketing. If, in the future, you decide that you would like to begin receiving our promotional Email you can subscribe at

Thank you for your participation, and thank you for shopping with us.

(Thanks to Scott!)

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