Percona XtraBackup without root

There is anyway to use Percona XtraBackup on a server where I don’t have root access?

Two different users invoked for Percona Xtrabackup one is system user and other is database user and it’s not necessary to have root access for that. You can find full details and required privileges for Percona Xtrabackup to work here http://www.percona.com/doc/percona-xtrabackup/2.2/innobackupex/privileges.html