Can we restrict access to the custom settings based on profile?

If I want to restrict some users from creating data in custom settings, how can I do this?

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According to the help docs, the permission needed to modify Custom Setting data is Customize Application. To prevent your users from modifying the Custom Settings in your organization, this will have to be disabled for all untrusted users.

Customize Application

This knowledge article lists some of the other permissions gained from this profile permission.

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