(1) This section applies in relation to the authentication of a document or information sent or supplied by a person to a company.
(2) A document or information sent or supplied in hard copy form is sufficiently authenticated if it is signed by the person sending or supplying it.
(3) A document or information sent or supplied in electronic form is sufficiently authenticated—
(a) if the identity of the sender is confirmed in a manner specified by the company, or
(b) where no such manner has been specified by the company, if the communication contains or is
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