In your private profile options:
Private Profile Settings
You will now see a Receive Cache Alerts via Email:
If you set this to 'yes' and are an active BCGA member, you will receive cache alerts. (Also set your cache 'centers' on the cache alert box on home page).
The newsletter option on your profile will now be used just for... (you guessed it) Newsletters!
All cache alert values have been defaulted to the newsletter value to start on each account.