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Where you should be: Account settings > Notifications tab.
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From here, you can change how and when you are notified about things happening on Facebook, when you are using the site or when you are not. These include notifications from groups, applications and other Facebook features.
1. Scroll down and select Edit. From here, you can see a selection of check boxes to determine whether an email should be sent or not reminding you of that notification.
Simply go through and select when you want to be notified by email or not. If you have a mobile phone set up, you may also have a text message notification column enabled.
2. To change email settings for groups that you are part of, select Change email settings for individual groups.
If you are a member of a group, you can limit whether you receive email updates from the group or not.
3. To enable email updates, check the box, otherwise ensure the box unchecked to opt-out of email updates.
Where you should be: Account settings > Applications tab.
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Applications require the ability to see certain parts of your profile, including some quite sensitive data at times. Some of these are required for the application to work, but some are not necessarily required and can be removed -- to ensure that data that is not necessary to the application does not get collected by the application maker.
1. To see when your data was last accessed by the application, click the See details button.