5. Communications from Customers and potential Customers

(1) The Financial Promotion Restriction does not apply to any communication made by or on behalf of a person ("Customer") to one other person ("supplier") —
(a) in order to obtain information about a Specified Investment available from or a controlled service provided by the supplier; or
(b) in order that the Customer can acquire a Specified Investment from that supplier or be supplied with a controlled service by that supplier.
(2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), a controlled service is a service the provision of which results in either the Customer or the supplier Engaging in Investment Activity.