Since G Cloud is a backup tool, it needs permissions to backup and restore your data.
Your Location Precise location (GPS and network-based) Approximate location (network-based) Device ID & Call Information Read phone status and identity Your Messages Read your text messages (SMS or MMS) Edit your text messages (SMS or MMS) Send SMS messages Receive text messages (SMS) Wi-Fi Connection Information View Wi-Fi connections Identity Read your own contact card […]
G Cloud transfers and stores your data on the secure and reliable Amazon AWS servers; in the US.
G Cloud takes a copy (backs up) of the following data, depending on your Operating System: To a secure online location. So at any time you accidentally delete files, lose or damage your phone, you can recover your files.