(1) Unless otherwise agreed between the originator and the addressee of an electronic record, an electronic record is that of the originator if it was-
(a) sent by the originator;
(b) sent with the authority of the originator; or
(c) sent by an information system programmed by or on behalf of the originator to operate and to send the electronic record automatically.
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) is to affect the law of agency or the law on the formation of contracts.