What are cookies and how do we use them?

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How do I delete cookies?

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Foundling Museum website, or indeed any other website, you can do this by visiting www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.