GDPR – The website is dead without contact details – So, is this the responsibility of the hosting company?

Hello everyone. My first post here. I hope someone can help me? …

I am based in the United Kingdom. My public website has my personal phone number, which I would like to delete. The company behind the site is dissolved and the small website is dead, unmaintained, without contact details.

I contacted the accommodation company. The data protection officer replied:

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We write about your request for data deletion.

The data concerned appear on a public website, managed by a third party using the OVH services. As a result, OVH is not responsible for processing this data under the terms of the GDPR. As a result, we can not process your request.

Please contact the publisher of the website concerned to exercise your right of cancellation.

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Are they correct? The company surely no longer pays for hosting, so I thought that they would at least know about it and remove the website from their servers.

Any orientation would be very appreciated.