Last Updated: 5th April 2024


This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website  We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  Please read this privacy policy carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of this privacy policy, please do not access the site.

Who we are

Founded in 2010, XLVets Ireland Limited is a network of independently owned veterinary practices.  We comprise of 27 veterinary practices, with 47 veterinary clinics and over 450 staff.  Our membership model is built by members, for members.  Our success is from smart, focused, value driving works, closely collaborating and delivering strong commercial benefits, sound organisational processes and support to members.

You can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at XLVet Ireland, Main Street, Newport, Tipperary V94K7PH or by emailing

What kind of information do we collect?

The XLVets Ireland Ltd website does not store or capture any personal information when someone visits it and is not registered.  The system will log your IP address along with other information provided by your browser.  This may include the name and version of the browser you are using, your operating system and any website address that referred you to the XLVets Ireland Ltd website.  We may collect information about you in a variety of ways.  This information will only be used for producing anonymous website statistics and will be used to help us with the delivery of the services on the website.

The information we may collect on this Site includes:

  • Provide information by filling in a form on our site
  • Subscribe, register or apply for services that require personal information to be given
  • Complete surveys that we use for research purposes


When you visit the XLVets Ireland Ltd website pages, a small text file called a ‘cookie’, is downloaded onto your computer.  This is called a session cookie.  This will only remain on your computer until you close your browser.  This cookie is not used to identify you personally in any way.  We will use this type of cookie to collect aggregated website statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use the site.  All of the information collected will be anonymous and only used to help us improve the website and report to funders on usage.

A persistent cookie will be downloaded when you first visit the site.  These remain in your browsers cookie store between sessions.  This type of cookie will allow us to identify repeat visitors to the site.  Persistent cookies are also used to allow registered users to use the site without logging in on every visit.

You may opt to view the site without cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings.  If you do disable cookies some functions of the site may no longer work correctly.

For more information on cookies see the All About Cookies website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).  Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What we will do with your information

Any information that is collected by XLVets Ireland Ltd from this website will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent for your information to be used e.g. Providing us with your email address so we can contact you, if you have registered as a regular site user or if you have registered for an event so that we can get back to you. We may, from time to time, send you relevant information about XLVets Ireland Ltd and its work, although there will be an option for you to opt out of this at the registration stage.

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, is in accordance with and complies with the requirements of the relevant Irish legislation, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, the Irish Data Protection Act (1988), and the Irish Data Protection (Amendment) Act (2003).  The data controller is XLVets Ireland Ltd. If you have any queries regarding this please contact us.

Your rights

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 has enhanced your rights over how your personal data is held, processed and stored, and XLVets Ireland Ltd is committed to upholding and meeting these. They include the requirements that data be:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
  • Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
  • Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
  • Retained only for as long as necessary
  • Processed in an appropriate manner to maintain security.

Access to information

Any formal, written request by a Data Subject for a copy of their personal data (a Subject Access Request) will be referred, as soon as possible, to the Data Protection Officer, and will be processed as soon as possible.

It is intended that by complying with these guidelines, XLVets Ireland Ltd will adhere to best practice regarding the applicable Data Protection legislation.

Opting out

You can ask us to stop sending you the Newsletter at any time by clicking unsubscribe on our Newsletter or by contacting us at any time by email

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

Contact us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

XLVets Ireland
Main Street
Co. Tipperary

Telephone: 061 381505