The User resource lets you retrieve information about staff on a Shopify shop, including staff permissions.
Permissions determine the level of access that staff have to a merchant's store. From the Shopify admin, merchants can give each staff individual permissions that control access to a part of Shopify. The API only lets you retrieve information about staff.
What you can do with User
The Shopify API lets you do the following with the User resource. More detailed versions of these general actions may be available: