Gist & Vist Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy of the following website adresses. The Privacy Policy describes which personal data are collected and what they are used for.

Which data do we collect?

When you visit our website, we collect data regarding your device (computer/tablet/smartphone). These data typically include:
- Which cookies are saved
- Type of device
- Type of browser
- Time zone
- IP addres
- Which pages you visit
- Where you came from
To collect data, we use cookie technology, which entails small pieces of data that are stored on your device.

How do we use these data?

Device data:

The data collected are used to protect ourselves from potential external attacks on our website and to improve our website in order to give you a better experience.


For marketing ends, we may use the device data. The intention is to show ads that are relevant and engaging to the user and there also more valuable to publishers.

Sharing your data:

In order to carry out the above, we share your data with the following external platforms:
- Google Analytics (to see how you use our website and to improve your experience)
- Facebook tracking pixels (to improve and target our marketing).

Why do we collect personal data?

Registration of personal information is necessary if you book something from us in order to give you service messages about the booking. The information we collect for hotel bookings, table reservations, events and take-away is: name, e-mail, phone number and nationality. Information about nationality is for statistical purposes only. In connection with take-away home deliveries, we also collect address information.
If you have created a profile on one of our websites, your purchase is also registered for statistical purposes and for marketing use.

Online payment and credit card details

When you pay for our services online, you will be transferred to our payment partners platform where you will your payment card details. Our payment partner is Nets A/S and is validated against the highest standards of securing and safeguarding of card data. We do not process or store any payment card information in Gist & Vist.

To protect ourselves from false reservations, no-shows and unpaid bills, we may require that you add your credit card information when you book a room and when you make a table reservation in some of our restaurants. Credit card will not be withdrawn unless of a no-show or unpaid bills and credit card information will be deleted afterwards.

Contact and contact forms

If you choose to use our contact form, your data will be stored in our back-end database and gathered in an email, which is sent to us subsequently.
All data obtained through the website form are processed and evaluated at least once a year, and all inactive data are deleted from our database.  
How do we protect your personal data?
When you book with us, we use secure server software, which encrypts all the information you enter before it is sent to us. This encryption ensures that the information is appropriately protected against unauthorized interception.
How long do we keep your personal data?
If you want your personal data deleted, you are always welcome to contact us and we will make sure to delete the information about you in our system. We must however keep some personal data in our book keeping system for 5 years according to the law. If your profile has not been used or activated for 5 years, we will delete your personal data.

Data protection

The data protection for this website is:
Gist & Vist – Faroese firm, registration no. (V-tal) 401900

Oyggjarvegur 45
100 Tórshavn
+298 317500

Your rights

You have the right to access all personal data which we collect from you. You may also request to have your data edited or deleted. If you wish to gain access to your personal data or to have your data edited or deleted, please send us an email at support@gistogvist.fo

We reply within 4 weeks of having received your request.


In case of any questions, you are welcome to contact us at support@gistogvist.fo.


Our Privacy Policy gets updated when relevant changes arise. We recommend that you visit this website periodically to inform yourself of any updates to our Privacy Policy.

Latest update 19-02-2022