1. View Order Status: If you have ordered prints, or digital images, you can check the order status after logging in.
2. Help me create an e-mail list so that once or twice a year I can let you know when the next batch of photos have been added.
3. Allows saving for non-commerical purposes of images (right-clicking).
I dislike junk mail as much as you do. Your e-mail address will not, under any circumstances be shared with anyone else. Period.