Creative Cloud is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the United States, Europe, and Asia. AWS offers a reliable platform for software services used by thousands of businesses worldwide. AWS provides services in accordance with security best practices and undergoes industry-recognized certifications and audits: PCI DSS Level 1, ISO 27001, FISMA Moderate, HIPAA, and SAS 70 Type II. This means that Adobe Creative Cloud members benefit from the latest in security practices for stored assets.
If you wish you can take the membership and not use the storage if this causes any issues due to the software residing on your machine and not in the cloud however this would still cost the same as the membership accessing the storage space.