Why can't I opt out of spam emails sent by Mint?

I get it, Mint needs to make money somehow, but I have never seen a site that will let you opt out of each kind of alert in the email preferences but not let you opt out of ads, especially from a third party. It seems that I might have to opt out of all email contact with Mint and sacrifice updates and alerts related to my account if I don't want to receive ads in my inbox. The ads on my Mint homepage were frustrating to get used to but I understand why they're there. However, spam emails advertising for a third party are a problem that I have never had before with any sites I use. This affects my image of Mint and its reputation, which is worrying for a site that handles my bank information.

Edit: I have added a screenshot of the email as requested. It is not spam directly from a third party but it is a thinly veiled advertisement on behalf of a third party that I cannot opt out of.

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