The Oakmark Funds consider the preservation of our shareholders’ privacy a priority. In order to provide individualized service, we collect certain Non-public Personal Information (“NPI” or “Personal Information”), defined as any data that can be traced to an individual and can be used to identify that individual, about our shareholders. The NPI collected may include shareholder’s address, social security number, purchases, redemptions, account balances and bank account information.
We collect information from the following sources:
We also may obtain non-public personal information about our shareholders who maintain their accounts at financial intermediaries. We disclose the non-public personal information described above that we collect about any current or former shareholder only as permitted or required by law or as permitted by the shareholder pursuant to a written consent. Specifically, so that we can complete transactions you authorize or request, we may disclose non-public personal information to the following entities:
Information Shared. The information we collect, as described above, may be shared with our affiliates in order to enhance customer communications, services and products. We do not sell any non-public personal information about shareholders or former shareholders to anyone and do not disclose it to any unaffiliated third parties except as permitted or required by law or at the specific request of the shareholder. We may disclose some or all of the above information to affiliated and unaffiliated companies that perform certain administrative and marketing services (such as preparing and mailing prospectuses, reports and account statements, and providing custodial services) on the Funds’ or a shareholder’s behalf.
Data Subject / Shareholder Rights
Individual shareholders or “data subjects” who provide personal information to the Oakmark Funds have specific rights regarding the information collected on them. The Oakmark Funds honors these rights and has provided dedicated processes and mechanisms to reply to data subject requests to exercise their rights. Data subjects have the right to:
For further protection, we restrict access to shareholder non-public personal information to those employees who need to know that information to service your account. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable federal and state standards to guard non-public personal information, and we monitor such measures. We also have adopted an “Identity Theft Prevention Program” with procedures and controls reasonably designed to ensure the protection and proper disposal of shareholder account information obtained by us. We also require our affiliates and service providers who maintain shareholders’ non-public personal information to adopt and implement safeguards to protect that information. We will continue to adhere to these privacy policies and practices even after an account is closed or becomes inactive.
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For questions about our policy, to exercise your rights or for additional copies of this notice, please send us an email using the “Contact Us” link at oakmark.com, write to us at P.O. Box 219558, Kansas City, MO 64121-9558, or call us at 1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275).
Harris Associates L.P. (“Harris”) is the Administrator for the Oakmark Units of the Goldman Sachs Financial Square Treasury Solutions Fund, Administration Shares. Harris considers the protection of your non-public personal information a priority.
Types of Information Gathered. In order to provide you with individualized service, we collect certain non-public personal information about you from information you provide on applications and other forms (such as your address and Social Security number), and information about your transactions (such as purchases, redemptions and account balances). We may also collect such information through your account inquiries by mail, electronically or by telephone.
Information Shared. We do not disclose any non-public personal information about you, except as permitted by law. Specifically, so that we may continue to tailor our products and services to meet your investing needs and to effect transactions you request or authorize, we may disclose the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform administrative or marketing services on our behalf, including financial service providers, such as custodians, transfer agents and administrative and marketing service providers, such as printers and mailers. These companies will use this information only for the services for which we hired them and are not permitted to use or share this information for any other purpose. We may also share such information with affiliates in order to enhance customer communications, services and products.
Policies and Procedures. We restrict access to your non-public personal information to those employees who need to know that information to service your account. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable federal and state standards to protect your non-public personal information and we monitor such measures. We have also adopted an “Identity Theft Prevention Program” with procedures and controls reasonably designed to ensure the protection and proper disposal of shareholder account information obtained by us.
For questions about this policy or for additional copies of this notice, please send us an email using the “Contact Us” link at oakmark.com, write to us at P.O. Box 219558, Kansas City, MO 64121-9558, or call us at 1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275).
Last Updated: January 1, 2020