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This notice (hereinafter, 'Legal Notice') regulates the use of the service allowing access and use of the Website made available by Luis Alberto Sainz-Pardo Clares (hereinafter, 'VetAbroad®').

VetAbroad®, as the party responsible for the Website, informs Users that its registered office is at C/ de las Maricas 71, 47150 Viana de Cega, Valladolid, with company VAT number ES09303327B, Official Veterinary Association Valladolid, Licence Number 1356, University Degree in Veterinary Medicine by UNEX (Spain).

Use of the Website bestows the status of Website user (hereinafter, 'User') and involves full and unreserved acceptance of all the provisions set out in this Legal Notice in the version posted by VetAbroad® at the time the User accesses the Website. VetAbroad® reserves the right to change the presentation and configuration of the Website contents and services unilaterally and at any time, without notice, including the conditions of use, when it thinks fit for the purpose of providing a better service.

The content of this Website is protected by intellectual copyright law.

Such contents shall be used correctly and lawfully by the Users. In particular, Users are obliged to use such contents in a diligent, correct and licit manner.

The contents shall not be used in a way that is contrary to the law or best accepted customs of public law and order.

It is forbidden to send any type of information to this Website or others that belongs to third parties whose links may be in this Website that goes against the property rights of others, is obscene, pornographic, libellous, threatening or any material which could be considered an crime or offence by virtue of the applicable Criminal Code.

It is forbidden to copy, reproduce, distribute, transform or change the contents (texts, images, voices or structure) without the express written authorisation of the holder of the acquired rights.



Through its Website, VetAbroad® provides users with information about its e-Learning Course, Coaching and Service Advisory services to vets who want to exercise their professional careers in the United Kingdom.




3.1. Accessing and using the Website

Use of the Website entails receiving services that require payment in advance in return for such services.


3.2. Truthfulness of the information

All information furnished by Users through the Website shall be truthful. To that end, Users warrant the authenticity of all information they communicate as a consequence of completing the data collection forms. Likewise, the information furnished to VetAbroad® shall be kept updated. In all cases, Users shall be solely responsible for any false or untruthful statements they make and for any damages caused to VetAbroad® or any third parties resulting from the information they furnish.


3.3. Obligation to make proper use of the Website

Users agree to use the Website pursuant to the law, this Legal Notice and all other notices, regulations of use and instructions made known to them, and ethics, best generally-accepted customs and public law and order.

For that purpose Users shall refrain from using the Website for illicit purposes or effects that are prohibited in this Legal Notice, that could harm the rights and interests of others or in any way, damage, render useless, overload, deteriorate or prevent the normal use of this Website, computer equipment or the documents, files and all manner of contents stored in any data-processing equipment of VetAbroad®, or of any Internet user (hardware and software).

VetAbroad® reserves the right to refuse or withdraw access to the Website at any time, without the need to give prior notice, with respect to Users in breach of these General Conditions.



The first thing to do is to Register. Go to the home page and commence the registration process, which is simple. Enter your data in the Account form. You will then receive an e-mail at your e-mail address. Read it and click on the web link it contains. Your registration will be confirmed and you can connect to the system. After the completion of the registration process, you can start a session with your login and password.


4.1. Course.

The VetAbroad® e-learning course is designed to prepare vets with degrees obtained outside the United Kingdom to deal with the cultural and professional difficulties and gain easier access to the British employment market. The e-learning format makes the course extremely flexible, allowing students to follow it when and where they find it convenient (at home, at work, at weekends, at night, etc.). After completing each module a self-test is provided that allows vets to know their study level. If a participant has any doubts or needs clarifications at any time, that participant may contact his tutor by e-mail, who will respond within the established terms. On completing the course, the participants will receive a certificate accrediting they have studied the course, which can be used to prove to future employers that the vet has taken the course and is aware of its content.

You have a maximum of two months to complete the course. We recommend you download the support material, as you can only access the course for 4 additional weeks after completing it. Users can request a course access extension, but the granting of this extension is entirely up to the manager.

To take the course, you need to install Flash Player 10 in your computer system.

On completing the course you will automatically receive a certificate in PDF format. The information included in that certificate is based on the data you have given us. You alone are responsible for the rigour and truthfulness of such information. No certificates will be issued with data different from those initially provided.

You may ask your tutor questions by e-mail while you take the course and for 4 weeks after it. If you would like to continue receiving advice after that term, please register with our consultancy and counselling service (CCS).


4.2. Trainee positions.

VetAbroad® has a list of clinics operating in the United Kingdom who are willing to offer students passing the course a hands-on training period. All the persons who take advantage of the opportunity to receive this practical training have the possibility of substantially increasing their prospects of finding a good job, since they can provide it as proof of their practical job experience in the United Kingdom. Bear in mind that the number of places is limited.


4.3. Personal consultancy and counselling service (CCS).

Once in the United Kingdom, you may have doubts about many routine topics regarding which it is useful to receive guidance (such as finding accommodation, how to open a bank account, how to deal with situations with work colleagues or neighbours, etc.).VetAbroad® offers advice in all these fields via e-mail. In the event that we cannot solve your problem, we will tell you whom you can contact to resolve your difficulties.


4.4. Prices and payment terms.

You can pay for the available products and services by either debit or credit card. The payment will be carried out using a secure POS gateway.

You should register to pay for the course enrolment and/or CCS services. As soon as your payment has been approved, you will receive your access codes to allow you to access the course or service you have signed up for.

There are two types of fee for the CCS service: monthly and quarterly. Each one provides you with the opportunity to obtain unlimited guidance via e-mail during the contractual term.


4.5. Confirmation of acceptance.

Acceptance will be confirmed either by acknowledgement of receipt through the e-mail or any other type of equivalent communication, using a method equivalent to the one used in the contractual procedure.



All trademarks, commercial names or distinctive signs whatever that appear in the Website are the property of VetAbroad® or others. Use of and access to the Website shall in no case give the User any right over those trademarks, commercial names and/or signs.

Likewise, the Contents are the intellectual property of VetAbroad® or others, and such Contents shall not be deemed assigned to the User by virtue of the terms of this Legal Notice. None of the operating rights existing or which may exist over such Contents is beyond what is strictly necessary for the correct use of the Website.



Users of the Website or any of the Websites of other companies included in the Website or with access via a site link shall be liable for Damages caused to VetAbroad® directly or indirectly as a result of breach of any of the obligations established in this Legal Notice.




7.1. Exclusion of warranties and liability with respect to the operation of the Website.

VetAbroad® is unable to warrant availability of operation regarding the Website services.

Whenever possible, within reason, VetAbroad® shall warn beforehand of any interruptions in the operation of the Website. VetAbroad® is not able to warrant the unity of the Services in performing any specific activity or the disabling thereof and in particular, but not exclusively, that Users may effectively use the Services and access the different Websites from which the Services are provided.


7.2. Privacy and security in using the Website.

VetAbroad® cannot warrant privacy and security in using the Website or that its security systems are totally invulnerable.


7.3. Exclusion of warranties and liability with respect to the Contents.

VetAbroad® cannot control or warrant the absence of viruses or other elements in the Contents that could lead to alterations in the User’s computer system (software and hardware) or in the electronic documents and files stored in it.

Similarly, VetAbroad® declines all liability in the case of failure in performance, error, omission, interruption, faults caused by delays in transmission, failure of the system or line and in the content, accuracy and opinions expressed and other connections provided through such methods.

VetAbroad® is unable to guarantee the legality, reliability and usefulness of the Contents or guarantee the veracity, accuracy, exhaustive nature and updating of the Contents.

This Website may establish links to other Websites belonging to third parties over which VetAbroad® has no control. In such cases, VetAbroad® assumes no liability for any commitment regarding the information included in these websites or for the services or products included in or offered by them.


7.4. Duty to cooperate with the Competent Authorities.

In the event that a judicial authority should notify VetAbroad® or if the latter is made aware of the existence of any illicit information included in the Website or which causes harm to property or the rights of a third party which involves compensation, VetAbroad® shall collaborate with the competent institutions to identify the persons responsible for publishing the illicit information and shall, in all cases, withdraw that information or make access to it impossible.


7.5. Exclusion of liability.




VetAbroad® has established a privacy policy with respect to the personal data it obtains, processes or safeguards, which is clearly defined in the Privacy Policy.



VetAbroad® may interrupt the Website service, and is authorised to suspend or terminate the provision of the Services at any time. When reasonably possible, VetAbroad® shall notify the termination or suspension of the Website services in advance.



The parties expressly waive their right to appeal to their own jurisdiction and accept that Spanish law shall be used to regulate this agreement. For the purpose of resolving any litigation that could arise regarding the present agreement, they agree to submit to the courts of Valladolid.



These General Conditions are governed by Spanish law.


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Through this notice, posted by Luis Alberto Sainz-Pardo Clares (hereinafter, VetAbroad®) Website Users are informed, pursuant to the terms of article 5 of Organic Act 15/1999 of 13 December 1999, on Personal Data Protection (hereinafter, LOPD), about its personal data protection policy, so that they may freely, expressly and voluntarily decide whether they wish to furnish VetAbroad® with the personal data requested from them in the website for the provision of its services.

Users are also informed that the data obtained shall be included in a file which is duly entered in the Data Protection General Register. The party owning the file and taking responsibility for it is Luis Alberto Sainz-Pardo Clares, and the data are automatically processed pursuant to the specific purposes and other provisions set forth in this privacy policy.


Obtaining of data and foreseen uses.

The personal data are obtained by filling out the forms in the Website.

The effective transmission of the data takes place when a User presses the button “CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT”, “SUBMIT”, “SEARCH” included in the forms.

The data requested are adequate, pertinent and not excessive in relation to the scope, purposes and legitimate, established, explicit services of VetAbroad®.

Users shall complete the forms with truthful, accurate, complete and updated information, and shall respond for any damages caused by incorrect completion of the form using false, inexact or non-updated information.


A. Tell a friend.

This form includes the personal information of a User and a friend. The data shall be processed for the purpose of sending an e-mail recommending the website. VetAbroad® shall not save or process the information on the friend’s e-mail address.

It is held that Users expressly agree to their data being processing for the above purpose, on pressing the button “SEND” in the data collection form.


B. Contact.

This form includes data of a personal nature which shall be processed for the purpose of responding to a message sent by the User and sending information about products or services of VetAbroad® pursuant to the terms set forth in section E.

It is held that Users expressly agree to their data being processing for the above purpose, on pressing the button “SUBMIT” in the data collection form.


C. Processing of data for sending commercial correspondence.

VetAbroad® may use the information identifying the registered persons (given name and surname, address, telephone and e-mail) to send commercial correspondence about the services of VetAbroad®.

It is held that Users expressly agree to their data being processing for the above purpose, on pressing the button “SUBMIT” in the data collection form.

Pursuant to the requirements of article 21 of Act 34/2002, on Information Society Services and E-Commerce, in pressing the button “SUBMIT”, Users agree to receive commercial correspondence by e-mail and other equivalent electronic means.

Users may oppose the processing of their information for the above purposes by writing to the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. accrediting their identity or responding to the electronic message received with the reference “NO PUBLICITY”, or through a procedure enabled in each case by VetAbroad® for exercising that right of opposition.


Security Measures.

VetAbroad® has adopted the personal data protection security standards required by current data protection legislation by installing the necessary technical and organisational measures to prevent loss, inappropriate use, alteration, unauthorised access and other potential risks.

Likewise, VetAbroad® undertakes to comply with the secrecy obligation with respect to the data included in the files, as established in the applicable data protection legislation. In particular, VetAbroad® informs users that it has signed the pertinent non-disclosure and data protection agreement with all third parties having access to personal data for which VetAbroad® is responsible in the provision of services by such parties, pursuant to the terms of article 12 of the LOPD; such third parties undertake to process the data for the sole purpose of providing the services contracted by VetAbroad® and take the necessary organisational, data-processing and any other security measures that may be required in each case.

VetAbroad® informs users that the data obtained through the website is obtained in a technological environment which applies high standards of security and confidentiality in transmitting information. Nonetheless, users must be aware that security measures over the Internet are not completely foolproof.


Use of cookie technology.

VetAbroad® warns Users about the use of cookies when a user browses the website. The cookies used by VetAbroad® are stored in the User’s hard disk, but they cannot read the read in the hard disks or cookie files created by other web servers. However, Users may prevent the creation of cookies by selecting the respective option on their browsers. VetAbroad® uses cookies for the sole purpose of recognising Users who have registered and offering them a customised, personal service in keeping with their needs.


Exercising rights of access, correction, cancellation and opposition.

Users or any person representing a User may at any time exercise their rights of access, correction, cancellation and opposition pursuant to the terms of the LOPD and other applicable legislation. Such rights may be effectively exercised by sending a notification in which the User’s identity is accredited to VetAbroad®, at the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Should VetAbroad® provide any kind of special service that determines different specific provisions in relation to personal data protection, the application of the specific provisions indicated for this particular service shall take preference over these present ones, in the event of incoherence.

VetAbroad® reserves the right to change this data privacy policy and adapt it to new legislation and case-law, and any criteria interpreting this legislation published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. In that case, VetAbroad® shall announce those changes in the website in sufficient time for them to be put into practice.

About VetAbroad® & PracticeAid

VetAbroad® was founded in 2010 with the aim to facilitate cultural integration in the veterinary profession.

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