Goldman Sachs is pleased to offer the convenience of viewing shareholder
communications, including annual reports and proxy statements online.
Enrollment in this electronic delivery program is a two-part process. After
providing the information requested on the right-hand side of this page, you
will receive a verification letter through traditional mail that will
contain an enrollment number and instructions to return to
InvestorDelivery.com to complete the enrollment.
You will be notified by e-mail when these communications become available on
the Internet. Printed copies of these communications may still be requested
through Goldman Sachs. Documents that are not available on the
Internet will continue to be sent to you by mail.
you have any questions, please call your Goldman Sachs representative.
By submitting the enrollment form you consent to receive proxies
and other issuer communications electronically rather than in paper form, in
accordance with the Description of Services set forth below. In addition,
you acknowledge and agree that those services will be provided to you by
Broadridge, in accordance with Broadridge's
"Terms and Conditions" and
Nothing contained in the Broadridge
materials shall in any way alter or amend the terms of the Account
Agreements in effect between you and Goldman Sachs.
Description of Service
By enrolling in this electronic delivery service, you agree to receive
announcements by e-mail about shareholder communications materials. Those
materials are made available electronically by issuing corporations, mutual
funds and other third parties. Quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports;
proxy statements; prospectuses and newsletters are examples of shareholder
communications that may be made available electronically. The announcements
will include the Internet address (URL) where the materials can be found.
Materials referenced within the e-mail announcement may be viewed
electronically via the Internet and printed with a local printer. If the
materials are not made available electronically, you will receive the
standard printed materials and no announcement will be made by e-mail.
Your enrollment will be effective for all holdings in the specified account
on an ongoing basis unless you change or cancel your enrollment. Please note
that this service applies only to U.S. securities held either at the
Depository Trust Corporation or physically in the name of Goldman Sachs.
If you have a security position in an equity or mutual fund as of the record
date for a particular shareholder distribution and the materials to be
distributed are made available electronically, you will receive an e-mail
announcement. The content of the information provided for electronic
delivery is the responsibility of the issuing corporation, mutual fund, or
third party, presenting it. If your securities are held by a financial
institution, the broker or bank that holds your security is not responsible
for content of electronic shareowner material.
Failure of E-Mail Address
If, during a distribution, your e-mail address proves to be invalid, your
enrollment in this electronic delivery service will be cancelled and you
will receive a hard-copy notification of the announcement. This notification
will provide the URL to the electronic material, and will contain
instructions to visit
to Receive Hard Copy
If, after enrollment in this electronic delivery service, you would like to
receive a printed set of shareowner material for a particular security, in
addition to your e-mail notification, you may request hard copy delivery
from your broker, bank or directly from the issuing corporation or mutual
fund. The broker, bank, issuing corporation or mutual fund may, at their
discretion, impose a fee to receive the printed materials in addition to the
Update Your Information or Cancel Enrollment
By visiting http://www.investordelivery.com/
and entering your unique enrollment number, you may update your contact information, such as e-mail
address or personal identification number (PIN), or you may cancel your
participation in electronic delivery by selecting the cancellation option.
Hardware and Software Required to Use Service
Enrollment in this electronic delivery service requires that you have a
personal computer with appropriate browser software, such as Microsoft
Internet Explorer®, Netscape Communicator®, or equivalent, and e-mail
software as well as communications access to the Internet. This access may
incur charges from Internet Service Providers and local telephone companies.
The broker, bank, issuing corporation or mutual fund will not be responsible
for the costs associated with electronic access; these costs are the
responsibility of the shareowner. Should you wish to print materials that
have been delivered electronically, you must have a printer as well. Some
issuers electronically publish their materials in Portable Document Format
(PDF). In order to view PDF-formatted documents, you must have Adobe Acrobat
Reader software. This reader is available for download, free-of-charge, from
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