Pretend there is a website, it might be free to access, or be a paid per search service, where the users get access to summarised information on the people that they search for.
All of the information this website displays has been taken from public sources, such as news papers, personal profiles on company websites, LinkedIn, Facebook, other websites etc... Nothing has been copied from these sources, aside from the person's full name and position (such as secretary).
The people have never consented to having their data published onto this website, it was mined manually by employees.
Would the people be allowed to request their data be removed? I am interested in how GDPR or the Data Protection Act would apply when this information is already publicly available.