Personal age and identity verification has become critical for our online safety. NetIDme Limited was established in 2004 with the aim of providing a solution for young Internet users. NetIDme is the only authentication service that offers a solution for both adults and young people.
Our original aim was to raise the level of protection for young Internet users, and this remains our main focus. Our solutions have been developed with input from leading Internet Safety experts including our contacts within Police Hi-Tech Crime Units, and Children's Charities.
NetIDme is committed to providing trusted age & identity verification software, while protecting consumer privacy. NetIDme's age & ID verification products are used throughout the UK, USA, Canada, & Australia.
NetIDme's patented age verification system is accredited by BBFC.online
Alex Hewitt, NetIDme Founder
Alex Hewitt is the founder, and CEO of NetIDme. Alex founded NetIDme in 2004, following concerns for his own children's welfare online. As a successful entrepreneur and software engineer, Alex decided to develop the world's first online age and identity verification service, in an effort to make the internet a safer place for children.
Alex is a well known, respected contributor within the Scottish IT sector, participating at many key industry events throughout the year. He has been in the software industry since 1994, setting up, growing & mentoring a number of successful software ventures. He is also an active member of the Entrepreneurial Exchange, frequently providing advice and inspiration to fellow entrepreneurs.
John Carr, Director of Corporate Relations
John is the Executive Secretary of the UK’s Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, which comprises all of the UK’s largest professional child welfare organisations, including the NCH, NSPCC and Barnardos.
John works to ensure all children and young people have access to the many benefits of the new technologies and to ensure they are equipped to use computers safely. John has focused much of his work on the needs of handicapped children and other socially disadvantaged groups. John has worked closely with the police and has been consulted by several major global and national commercial concerns.
John has lectured, or advised in relation to online child safety to governments, inter-governmental agencies and NGOs in many different countries, including Iceland, Austria, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia, Poland, Spain, Italy, Finland, Japan and New Zealand.