Data Protection Act 2018

Service of documents (Part 6)

106. (1) Subject to section 116 (4)(a), a notice or other document that is required to be served on or given to a person under this Part shall be addressed to the person concerned by name and shall be so served on or given to the person in one of the following ways:

(a) by delivering it to the person;

(b) by leaving it at the address at which the person ordinarily resides or carries on business or, in a case in which an address for service has been furnished, at that address;

(c) by sending it by post in a prepaid registered letter or by any other form of recorded delivery service to the address referred to in paragraph (b); or

(d) by electronic means, in a case in which the person has given notice in writing to the person serving or giving the notice or document concerned of his or her consent to the notice or document (or notices or documents of a class to which the notice or document belongs) being served on, or given to, him or her in that manner.

(2) For the purposes of this section, a company within the meaning of the Act of 2014 is deemed to be ordinarily resident at its registered office, and every other body corporate and every unincorporated body of persons shall be deemed to be ordinarily resident at its principal office or place of business.